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Temple at Hurripore [Hazara District]

Temple at Hurripore [Hazara District]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 752/12(108)

Item number: 75212108

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a small shrine at Haripur, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1860s. This temple has two cat-like stone figures guarding the steps. The town of Haripur was founded in 1822 by Sardar Hari Singh, the Sikh Governor of Hazara. It became the headquarters of the Haripur tahsil of the Hazara District after annexation. However, it was abandoned in favour of Abbottabad in 1853.

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