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Idols, Madras. 39484

Idols, Madras. 39484

Photographer: Nicholas Bros

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 394/(84)

Item number: 39484

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of guardian figures in Chennai, Tamil Nadu was taken by Nicholas Bros in the 1860s and is part of a collection entitled 'Album of Photographs of India and Overland Route.' Guardian figures serve as symbolic protection at temples and other sacred sites.

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