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The Temple Car, Chamundi Hill, Mysore.

The Temple Car, Chamundi Hill, Mysore.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 430/41(27)

Item number: 4304127

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Temple Car, Chamundi Hill, Mysore taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'.The view shows a temple car in the foreground with the gopura (the great pyramidal tower over the entrance-gate to the precint of a temple. S India) of the Chamundi Temple beyond. The car was presented to the temple by the Maharaja of Mysore in 1848. This temple was dedicated to the goddess Chamundeshwari, who was believed to have killed the evil demon-king Mahishasura.

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