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Deodars, 35 & 37 feet in circumference.

Deodars, 35 & 37 feet in circumference.

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1863

Shelfmark: Photo 11/(86)

Item number: 1186

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Deodar trees in Himachal Pradesh, taken by Samuel Bourne in 1863. Deodar trees are native to the Himalayas and can grow to 200 feet in height. The name is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘devadara’ meaning tree of the gods; the wood was traditionally used to construct temples.

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