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John Murray 
The Simalah Temple, Benares 
1858 (ca) 
  
Waxed paper negative 
36.5 x 47 cm 
  
Manchester University - John Rylands Library 
Image Number: JRL17101424, Reference Number: VPH.20 
  
 
LL/111664 
  
A View of one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The temple stands on the western bank of the holy river Ganges. A Scottish-born doctor, Murray created large-format architectural studies and landscapes of northern India in the 1850s and early 1860s.
 
R. Turner Patent Talbotype watermark along top edge. 
 

 
  
 
  
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