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Views of Benares [i.e. Varanasi] from the riverside presented by the Maharaja of Benares

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022TT

Scope and Contents

A small album containing prints measuring approximately 95 x 70 mm. The album cover is stamped with the title in gold. Letterpress captions are pasted beneath the photographs. The prints show some of the ghats which line the Ganges riverfront as it flows through Benares.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1929

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.


1 album(s) (20 images in 1 album)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Asia, fiche number 71.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: Photographs possibly taken in the 1920s..



Includes index.
2003-06-30 15:10:54+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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