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Benares (inhabited place) -- Varanasi -- Vārānasi

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

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Disused Mosque (Mohammedan) [i.e. Muslim], 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/592
Scope and Contents From the File: The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 512-669 (originally there were 162). Added numbers are: 605A, 598A, 719A-B, 529A (refers to a painting); spoiled: 515, 555-559, 650; not used: 517, 530, 535, 569, 591, 625, 639, 649, 653 and 664; missing: 558. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 605A follows 528; 554 follows 598; 719A-B follow 669. Subjects covered in the album are: India: Calcutta, Botanical Gardens;...
Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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Durga Temple, Benares [Varanasi], 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/4/14
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83 x 57 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

Dates: 1966
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East Indian Railway time table special trains for Their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/3/21
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
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[Elephant, probably Benares shooting party], 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/43
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22
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Elephants waiting at the Town Hall, 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/192
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22
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Fakir sitting on nails

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/23
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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General view, Benares, 1860 - 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/30
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320 x 195 mm. View from the right bank of the Ganges looking NW across the river towards the city. The most prominent building is the Mosque of Aurangzeb known as the Minarets, which can be seen at the right. To the left of centre is the Ghusla Ghat, with the Manikarnika Ghat at the extreme left. A number of Indians are posed with cattle in the foreground. Bourne no. 1165.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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General view from bank of Ganges, Benares, 1860 - 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022B/132
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315 x 186 mm. Duplicate of Y3022D/30.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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Ghats at Benares [Varanasi], with priests under umbrellas, 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/4/18
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83 x 57 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

Dates: 1966
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Gold plated roof of the stone temple in Benares [Varanasi], 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/4/6
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83 x 57 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative and 246 x 157 mm. enlargement.

Dates: 1966
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Golden Temple

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/25
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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'Gyan Bapee' or Well of Knowledge, 1860 - 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/33
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235 x 290 mm. View showing the carved pillars of the interior of the Gyan Bapee (or Jnanavapi), the well of knowledge. This sacred well is set in an arcade (built in 1828) behind the Vishveshvara Temple. Bourne no. 1173. Duplicate at Y3022B/134.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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[Gyan Bepte, or Well of Knowledge, Benares], 1860 - 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/36
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239 x 288 mm. Duplicate of Y3022D/33 and Y3022B/134. No. 1173.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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Hindoo woman carrying small child, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/568
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Hindoos making butter, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/566
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Hindoos making butter, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/567
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[Hindu] Fakirs

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 7/27
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the rest of visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. Subjects include: visits to Aden, Cairo, and Corfu on the return journey to the U.K., with arrival in London on May 8, 1906. Appended are photographs taken during the visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales to Madrid for the wedding of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena (May 31,...
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Hindu Temple, Benares, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/66
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Hindu Temples. Benares, 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/10/84
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202 x 136 mm.

Dates: 1932
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In the centre of the city, 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/194
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22
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Indian children who wished to be photographed, 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/193
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22
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Indian tours, 1935

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 77/1/2
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A description of Diana Hartley's journey from Nagpur through Jhansi, Cawnpore, Benares, Patna, Allahabad, Lucknow and Agra to Delhi, November-December 1935 (pp. 1-11), and of a journey through Calcutta, Nagpur, Chanda, Bombay, Suraj and Baroda, July-August 1935 (pp. 11-25).

Dates: 1935
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[Indian youths, probably Benares shooting party], 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 9/44
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints, of an approximate size of 80 x 100 mm, mounted on card, six to a page, in a padded black leather album inscribed on the cover India 1905-06 from C.C. and 'Photographs taken by Sir Charles Cust Bt. 1905-06' is written on the fly leaf in Queen Marys hand. Sir Charles Cust took this collection of amateur photographs while accompanying the Royal Party. Most of the photographs have elegant hand-written captiions, but these are not always very explicit - some portraying...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22
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Inside the Durga temple, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/595
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Quarter-plate. Looking towards the goddess within the doorway. [With monkeys in foreground].

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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Leaving the Town Hall, 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/195
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1906-02-19 - 1906-02-22