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The Jain temples, [Jamnagar]

The Jain temples, [Jamnagar]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 125/3(18)

Item number: 125318

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Jain temples at Jamnagar, taken by an unknown photographer in 1875. Jamnagar, founded in 1540 by Jam Rawal, used to be an important princely state of Surashtra. There are two Jain temples in the centre, the Shantinath Mandir and the Adinath Mandir, dedicated to the sixteenth and the first Tirthankaras, with tall curvilinear spires.

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