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Small ruined temple inside a small fort about a mile from Godaspersad, Medinipur

Small ruined temple inside a small fort about a mile from Godaspersad, Medinipur

Photographer: Campbell, Walter

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/33(3433)

Item number: 1000333433

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a small temple, at Midnapur West Bengal, taken by Walter Campbell in c. 1869. This temple, largely overgrown with vegetation, is one of many in the Midnapur District. Walter Campbell, of the Bengal Police Department, took seventeen photographs of architecture in the Midnapur District for the Archaeological Survey of India. The temple is roofed with a curved 'chala' vault, an architectural form typical of Bengali buildings.

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