General view from a distance of the ruined temple, Deo Markanda
Photographer: Garrick, Henry Baily Wade
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of a ruined temple at Deo Markanda, taken by Henry Baily Wade Garrick in 1881-82 and described in H.B.W. Garrick, Report of a tour through Behar, Central India, Peshawar, and Yusufzai 1881-82 (A.S.I. vol. XIX, Calcutta, 1885), p. 4, "The principal archaeological features of this place are the ruins of two Brahmanical temples and an old tank...The oldest of these temples, called Deo-Markanda-ka-shivala, after the patron saint of this vicinity, by whom it is supposed to have been built, is at present a mound of brick ruins, containing also fragments of stone architecture, e.g., carved architraves and uprights, plynths, &c.; also a number of figures, mostly sculptured in blue stone, belonging to the worship of the gods, lay strewn in all directions."