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Two small carved elephants from the Mahadeva Temple, Baijnath, Shahabad District.

Two small carved elephants from the Mahadeva Temple, Baijnath, Shahabad District.

Photographer: Garrick, Henry Baily Wade

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1881

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(437)

Item number: 1003437

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of small carved elephants from the Mahadeva Temple, Baijnath, Shahabad District, in Uttar Pradesh, taken by Henry B W Garrick in 1881-2, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. The small Mahadeva Temple is mainly built of stone. Garrick writes: '..It would be altogether unworthy of notice were it not for the ruthless waste of sculptures, and, very likely, valuable inscriptions also, that it exhibits in every part...' H.B.W.Garrick, Report of a tour through Behar, Central India, Peshawar, and Yusufzai 1881-82 (A.S.I. vol.XIX, Calcutta, 1885), pp.29-30.

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