The ghats at Trivady [Tiruvadi]
Photographer: Tripe, Linnaeus
Medium: Photographic print
This photograph of the bathing ghats at Tiruvadi (Thiruvaiyaru), Tamilnadu, is part of a collection entitled 'Photographic Views in Tanjore and Trivady ' (Madras, 1858) and was taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858. Thiruvaiyaru is situated in the Tanjore District and is renowned as the birth place of the great carnatic musician Tyagaraja. This view shows the ritual bathing steps near the Shiva temple.