EMF Oversize photographs
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These are probably professional photographs purchased by EM Forster during his travels in India, although some of them have London seller stamps.
Photograph up a colonnade of elaborately carved square pillars at the Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid mosque, Qutab site (uncropped but same view as EMF/27X/2).
Photograph of the tomb of Iltutmish, similar to EMF/27X/6 but from a different angle. A corner of the highly decorated courtyard walls and a door are visible behind.
Photograph of the said bas relief carving at Fatehpur Sikri of the two deities surrounded by smaller figures.
Photograph taken from a height across ?a courtyard, showing three levels of cloistered walkways and flat roofs. Several Indians are standing on the flat roofs and within the cloisters.
Photograph of the road running up the hill alongside the palace walls.
Photograph showing a rock face carved with many seated and standing figures in relief, one particularly large: the Gopachal Parvat Jain monuments.
Photograph showing the Sahastrabahu temple.
Photograph showing the entrance doorway and hallway beyond, in the Jain temple at Gwalior fort. The door is surrounded by c. 10 orders of decoration, flanked by columns with figures supporting them at the bottom and tabernacles at the top corners and centre inhabited by couples (?Shiva and Parbati?). An A-frame structure at the roofline is visible atop an inner doorway.
Photograph showing the temple and low stone pillars in the surrounding grounds.
Photograph showing several doorways at an interior corner of a courtyard.
Photograph of the Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya and surrounding grounds. Taken from a high platform near the temple.
Photograph showing part of a stone trellis railing at the Maha Bodhi temple with medallions whose centres feature floral motifs, a ?lion, two men and a goat; and a head. The top railing is a frieze with repeated depictions of sea monsters biting mermaids' hands.
Photograph showing part of a stone trellis railing at the Maha Bodhi temple with medallions whose centres feature floral motifs, an elephant, a mermaid, a centaur, two men approaching a doorway and a tree within a fence.
'60 / C.6 / 225 / Gaya. Buddha Gaya. Ancient pillar, now in the Mahanets' court, with medallion A.S.R. I, plate X, no. XXIII', 1913
Photograph showing a pillar at the Maha Bodhi temple with 2 medallions featuring a man seated on a ?lotus flower, and (defaced) 3 people seated on a bed.
Photograph of a wall of the stone staircase with 8 orders of frieze carved in bas-relief, the entrance doorway to the staircase, an adjacent entranceway on that level, an upper level doorway, and adjoining parts of the building which have enormous animal supporters carved in high relief.
Photograph of the Andkasura Vadha Murti of Shiva in the said cave (29).
Photograph of a carved stone wall. At the bottom is a niche in which is a stone statue of a Ravananugraha manifestation of Shiva trying to lift a mountain (Kailash). Above that niche is carved Parvati, Shiva and his attendants on Kailash mountain.
Photograph of figures carved in relief in a stone niche. One figure appears to be flying with a multi-armed Shiva on its shoulders, above whom are six smaller figures.
Photograph of a damaged relief carved in a stone niche, showing a multi-armed deity and a dancing figure. From the cave (14) known as Ravana Ka Khai.
Exterior photograph showing many cave entrances, some pillared, and the approach path and top of the hillside in which they are situated. Taken from across the path.
Photograph of an interior. The supporting pillars and part of the ceiling vault are visible, as are stone carvings in niches in a frieze at its base. The central monument is featured.
Photograph showing a painted frieze depicting several goose-like birds, and flowers.
Photograph showing c. 16 painted ceiling panels. Mostly fruit and floral designs with some figures depicted.
Photograph of a wall painting showing several flying figures.