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Parade [ground in the cantonment], Benares.

Parade [ground in the cantonment], Benares.

Photographer: Murray, John

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 52/(39)

Item number: 5239

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Parade [ground in the cantonment], Benares, taken by Dr. John Murray in 1858. Benares (Varanasi) is on the banks of the river Ganges in the modern state of Uttar Pradesh. The Benares cantonment was established in 1811; this view is of an open square in its centre.

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