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Outside of well, Cawnpore [Kanpur].

Outside of well, Cawnpore [Kanpur].

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 394/(60)

Item number: 39460

Genre: Photograph

This photograph was taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s. It shows the outside of the Bibighar well at Kanpur. The Memorial Garden was established to commemorate the tragic events of the Indian Mutiny of 1857. Many women and children died at the site of the Bibighar well as they were trying to draw water. The memorials were relocated after Indian independence in 1948.

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