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Elephanta Caves (sacred site)

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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Bombay, Elephanta Caves, exterior, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022P/5
Scope and Contents

Showing two of the pillars at the entrance to the rock temple: see Y3022A/24-31.

Dates: 1901
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Bombay, interior of Elephanta Caves, 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022P/159
Scope and Contents

Showing pillars and carved images in the caves: see note at Y3022A/24-31.

Dates: 1901
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Caves of Elephanta, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/957
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Caves of Elephanta, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/6
Scope and Contents

235x188mm. View showing the entrance to the caves, with European figures posed for the photographer.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Caves of Elephanta, 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/7
Scope and Contents

235x185mm. View showing carved pillars and statuary inside the cave temple.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Caves of Elephanta, looking towards the entrance, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/958
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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Caves of Elephanta, The Three Murti, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/955
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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Caves of Elephanta, The Three Murti (Hindu Trinity), 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/956
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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Colossal figures on the Linga Chapel, 1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/45
Scope and Contents

296 x 234 mm. View inside the caves showing the exterior of the Linga Chapel, with massive carved figures standing on either side of the doorways.

Dates: 1872
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Elephanta, 1879 - 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)2/24
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Elephanta 15058, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/25
Scope and Contents

250 x 197 mm. Interior view of part of the caves, with massive pillars with ribbed cushion pillars carved from the rock in the foreground.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Elephanta 15059, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/26
Scope and Contents

251 x 199 mm. View in the caves, with massive pillar in foreground.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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[Elephanta Caves], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022GG/16
Scope and Contents

271 x 208 mm. View looking along a passageway in the caves, with a colonnade of carved pillars, and carved figures lining the walls.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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Elephanta Caves 15063, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/30
Scope and Contents

251 x 200 mm. Showing a wall sculpture in the caves (showing the marriage of Shiva and Parvati?)

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Elephanta Entrance to the caves 15057, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/24
Scope and Contents

251 x 200 mm. View looking towards the entrance to the Elephanta Caves, a wide and low opening in the rockface with overhanging vegetation and Indian figure posed at the mouth. The island of Elephanta (named by the Portuguese who found a huge stone elephant there) is situated between Bombay Island and the mainland some six miles east of the Fort. The caves were hewn out of the rockface towards the end of the Buddhist period, probably in the eighth century AD.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Elephanta, The Lion Cave, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/954
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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Exterior of the Caves of Elephanta, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/959
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
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General view of the great cave of Elephanta from entrance, 1872

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022D/44
Scope and Contents

295 x 236 mm.

Dates: 1872
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Interior looking the Lion Cave in Elephanta, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/54
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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Linga chapel in the Great Cave, Elephanta, 1873

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 21/1/9
Scope and Contents

205 x 157 mm. (p. 73).

Dates: 1873
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The great Temple inside the Elephanta Caves, Bombay, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/55
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905