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Photograph (Albumen Print) of a Hindu Temple, by A. Y. Shortt, 1867

Inventory Number: 75792
Object Type:
Persons: Alexander Young Shortt (Photographer)
Date Created: 1867
Accession Number: 1947-5
Brief Description: Albumen print (from a waxed paper negative) of a Hindu temple in the [?]Palanpore region of India. Vertical format. Tear at top. Negative is 94123. One of two prints and three waxed paper negatives, together with a manuscript description of the taking of the photographs (11957). It shows the taller narrow end of the temple, with elaborate carved figures etc., which appear in surprisingly good detail in both negative and print.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by Lieutenant-Colonel A. G. Shortt in 1947. Taken by his father Major-General Alexander Young Shortt when he was Political Resident (representative of the British Government) in the native state of Palanpur, India, about 1860-70.
Collection Group: Shortt Photographs
Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
273 215 mm