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Benares; "Gyan Bapee", or Well of Knowledge
Albumen silver print
28.6 × 24.1 cm (11 1/4 × 9 1/2 in.)
J. Paul Getty Museum
View of the Gyanvapi Well inside the mosque of the same name in Varanasi. Three ornately carved pillars stand in the foreground, in front of a carved statue beneath a recessed arch. A second, ornately decorated statue sits between two of the pillars, and a bell hangs from one of the pillars' capitals above it.