Click here to skip to content

S.E. Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda. [Kovilkudi]

S.E. Angle of the Tirambur Pagoda. [Kovilkudi]

Photographer: Tripe, Linnaeus

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 953/1(2)

Item number: 95312

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Kovilkudi temple, near Madurai in Tamilnadu, is part of a collection entitled 'Photographic Views in Madurai ' (Madras, 1858) and was taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858. This photograph shows the massive fortified walls and corner bastion surrounding the temple: ''This fortified temple stands in an open plain about eight miles east of Madura; N. of the Vaigai River. [Robert] Orme calls it Kovilgudi; and mentions a town which surrounded it, called Tirambur; this town has now almost disappeared; and the building represented is called the Tirambur Pagoda...''

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: