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Small Hindu temple in the town, Medinipur

Small Hindu temple in the town, Medinipur

Photographer: Campbell, Walter

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/33(3430)

Item number: 1000333430

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a small Hindu Temple set among thatched houses in the town of Medinipur, West Bengal, taken by Walter Campbell in c. 1869. This temple is one of many in the Midnapur District. The use of curved cornices is typical of buildings in this area. Walter Campbell, of the Bengal Police Department, took seventeen photographs of architecture in the Midnapur District for the Archaeological Survey of India.

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