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Malsiras, Sholapur District. Temple of Somesvara

Malsiras, Sholapur District. Temple of Somesvara

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1897

Shelfmark: Photo 1009/5(1548)

Item number: 1548

Length: 20.6

Width: 28.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the temple of Somesvara at Malsiras in the Sholapur District of Maharashtra, taken by Henry Cousens for the Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Western India 1897-98. The temple at Malsiras stands on a high platform and is in a ruinous state; the tower has collapsed and some of the pillars of the mandapa stand without the covering roof. It seems to have been left unfinished.

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