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Exterior of Cave IV, Jain rock-cut temples, Dharasinva

Exterior of Cave IV, Jain rock-cut temples, Dharasinva

Photographer: Sykes, D.H.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/4(438)

Item number: 10004438

Length: 17.2

Width: 22.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Jain Cave IV at Dharasinva, taken by D.H. Sykes in 1875. In his report of the operations in Western India in 1875-76 James Burgess wrote, 'Cave IV...consists of a hall...of which the roof has been supported by four round columns...It seems never to have had a verandah...but only a projecting drip over the front wall, which is pierced for one central and two smaller side doors...The central door is surrounded by three plain fascias, a roll moulding, and a border of leaves. Over the main door is a shallow arched recess...'

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