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General Sculptures of Jugdeesh Temple, [Udaipur]

General Sculptures of Jugdeesh Temple, [Udaipur]

Photographer: Dayal, Deen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 430/46(8)

Item number: 430468

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Views in Meywar'', of sculptures in the Jagdish temple in Chittore Fort, taken by Deen Dayal in c.1890. The Jagdish Temple at Udaipur dates from 1651 and is dedicated to Vishnu as Jagannath, Lord of the Universe. The outer walls are elaborately carved; the basement has multi-faceted mouldings including friezes of elephants. Two tiers of sculptures representing the various divinities are set on the wall recesses and projections. Above rises the clustered tower.

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