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Wai temples

Wai temples

Photographer: Stewart, F.B.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 752/5(52)

Item number: 752552

Length: 14.5

Width: 19.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the temples and tanks at Wai, from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of Indian views, taken by F.B. Stewart in the 1900s. Wai is a Hindu place of pilgrimage situated on the banks of the Krishna river with many bathing ghats and temples. Wai is famous in Hindu legends, according to tradition the Pandava brothers, from the Indian epic Mahabharata, spend part of their time during their exile in Wai.

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