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Title
55. Ramesvaram, Tempelhalle
55. Ramesveram, temple hall
Creator
Lyon, E. D. (Mr)
Date Created and/or Issued
1861/1870
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
All the images (photographic and non-photographic) made available in this collection are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission 21. mission 21 / Basel Mission claim copyright on the images in their possession and require those publishing any of the images--both individuals and organisations--to pay a user's/copyright fee.
Contact the Archives of mission21 at address mentioned or at info@bmpix.org.
info@bmarchives.org
mission21
mission21, Missionsstrasse 21, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland, tel. (+41 61 260 22 42), fax (+4161 260 22 68)
Description
Note: Zeitgenössische Vortragsnotizen vorhanden. - Es handelt sich mit grosser Wahrscheinlichkeit um eine kolorierte Kopie der Photographie "Gang im Ramaswaram-Tempel" von Capt. E. D. Lyon aus den 1860er Jahren. Teil einer Serie für archäologische Bestandsaufnahme. Der 213 m lange Gang wurde von Helfern mit Reflektoren ausgeleuchtet. (Worswick, Clark und Ainslie Embree. Das letzte Empire. Fotografie in Britisch-Indien, 1855 - 1911. Frankfurt 1990: 74-75). (BFN 10.1998).
Note translation: Lantern-slide series. Accompanying texts available. - Probably a coloured copy of the photograph entitled "Corridor in the Ramaswaram Temple" by Capt. Lyon, taken in the 1860s. This was one of a series of photographs taken for archeological purposes. The corridor is 213 m. long, and illumination was provided by assistants using mirrors (Worswick, Clark and Ainslee Embree. Das letzte Empire. Fotografie in British-Indian 1855-1911. Frankfurt 1990 pp. 74-75.) (BFN 10.1998).
Stamped: "Lichtb.[ild]verl.[ag] Th. Benzinger, Stuttgart."
Type
image
Format
b/w positive, transparency, gelatin-silver, coloured
6.5 x 8.2 cm.
Identifier
impa-m36542 [Legacy record ID]
impa-abmpix-14287
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m36542
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-abmpix-14287.jpg
Subject
Architectural detail
Hinduism
Interior
Pillar
Temple
Wall decoration
Time Period
1861/1870
Place
Ramesvaram
Source
QC-34.046.0030 [Reference number]
Relation
5rh series. In the shadow of Indian temples
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
impa-m15099; impa-m17533
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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