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Kangra. Porch of Temple at Byjnath.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    India (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX16, shelf X, box 813

Physical description

A photograph depicting the porch of the temple of Shiva in Baijnath, India.

Place of Origin

India (photographed)


ca. 1890 (made)


Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

Marks and inscriptions


Numbered with Bourne's own catalogue number


Height: 24 cm, Width: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Samuel Bourne, 'Kangra. Porch of Temple at Byjnath', from an album of 24 photographs of India, gelatin-silver prints made from Bourne's original collodion negatives, India, ca. 1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Haworth-Booth, Mark (ed). The Golden age of British photography, 1839-1900. Millerton: Aperture in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984. Number: 0905209672.
Heathcote, Pauline F. Samuel Bourne of Nottingham. History of Photography. April 1982, vol. 6, no. 2. pp. 99-112.


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted



Photographs; Topography; Hinduism; Religion; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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