Plinth Sculptures of Jugdeesh Temple, [Udaipur]
Photographer: Dayal, Deen
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Views in Meywar'', of the plinth sculptures of the Jagdish temple, Udaipur taken by Deen Dayal in c.1890. The Jagdish Temple dates from 1651 and is dedicated to Vishnu as Jagannath, Lord of the Universe. The outer walls are elaborately carved; the basement has multi-faceted mouldings including friezes of elephants. Two tiers of sculptures representing the various divinities are set on the wall recesses and projections. This view shows a detail of the carved friezes with processions of elephants, horses and dancers.