Edmund LYON

Sussex, England 1825 – Gmunden, Austria 1891

  • India 1845-69 Malta late 1880's Austria

Trichinopoly, India, Srirangam, Vishnu temple pillars in the Hall of the Thousand Pillars 1867-69 Place made: Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Creation Notes: to check whether the image is from his 1869 book Notes to accompany a series of photographs deesigned to illsutrate the ancient archietcture of Western India Tamil Nadu state, SE India, on the Kaveri River. the shrine of Srirangam,to the Hindu god Shiva, at the base of a 270-ft (82-m) rock. Another temple stands at the top of the rock. http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Trichinopoly
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: cream card

Dimensions: image 28.1 h x 24.0 w cm support 32.1 h x 29.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.966