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City gate of Prabhas Patan [Somnath] from the North

City gate of Prabhas Patan [Somnath] from the North

Photographer: Solankee Studio

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/38(54)

Item number: 4303854

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Presented with feelings of friendship and sincere admiration to Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, by H.H. Rasulkhanji, Navab Junagadha. 1900', of the city gate of Prabhas Patan, Somnath taken by the Solankee Studio, Rajkot, in c.1900. The Hindu pilgrimage centre of Somanatha on the Arabian Sea, is considered to be the site of one of Shiva's Jyotirolingas. The great Shiva temple has been reconstructed in the traditional Solanki style. There are also other ruined monuments and gateways in the surrounding area.

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