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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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Very ornate gold temple roof, 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/CMS/2/4/16
Scope and Contents

83 x 57 mm. glossy print with 35 mm. negative.

Dates: 1966
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View from Desasumay Ghat, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/586
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Quarter-plate. Showing the opposite and non-sacred side of the river.

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
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'Vishnu Pud' and other temples near the Burning Ghat, 1860 - 1869

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/32
Scope and Contents

296 x 242 mm. View looking W along the river bank with the spires of the temples at the Manikarnika Ghat in the foreground. Bourne no. 1170.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
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[Waterfront at Benares], 1932

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/10/83
Scope and Contents

135 x 201 mm.

Dates: 1932
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Well at Benares, 1908-01 - 1908-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/550
Scope and Contents

Well at Benares inside garden. My guide policeman said and insisted : 'this is well in which Warren Hastings hid himeself during the Mutiny. I have not yet found out what story he can have referred to and confused. In the garden within the wall were the quarters occupied in the autumn of 1781 by warren Hastings, First Governor General of Fort William in Bengal.' [? Fisher quoting inscription in garden].

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02