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Gosain's Samadhi, Narwar.

Gosain's Samadhi, Narwar.

Photographer: Herne, George Edward

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/33(3410)

Item number: 1000333410

Genre: Photograph

This print was taken in 1869 by George Edward Herne and forms part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections (India Office Series). It shows a view of Gosain's 'samadhi' at Narwar. A 'samadhi' is a funerary memorial in the form of an open-sided pavilion. This pillared example comprises a steeply curved roof, with three arched openings on each of its four sides, and sits on a wide quadrangular plinth.

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