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Title
Worshipper and His God, Bairat, India, ca.1901
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1901
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
For commercial reproduction please contact the National Library of Scotland by referring to http://www.nls.uk/copyright . For access to the originals please e-mail manuscripts@nls.uk
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK
The National Library of Scotland license the use of this content under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.
manuscripts@nls.uk
Description
“The Worshipper and his god. The stone is supposed to look like an Elephant’s head – it is worshipped as Ganesh [Ganesha]. Near Bairat.” View of large stone being prayed to by man. Ganesh [Ganesha] is a Hindu deity commonly depicted as having the head of an elephant. ❧ United Free Church of Scotland photographs from the Rajputana mission.
Type
image
Format
Photographic prints, 14.6 x 19.9 cm.
Identifier
impa-a-nls-75648632-1.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-79198
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-a-nls-75648632-1.jpg
Subject
Elephants
Hinduism
Stone (rock)
Worship
Time Period
circa 1901
Place
Asia
Bairat
India
Rājasthān
Source
Acc.7548/F/11 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 75648630 [File]
Relation
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland
Photographs from the Rajputana mission, 1901
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