Samuel BOURNE, Ghat, Benares Enlarge 1 /1


Staffordshire, England 1834 – Nottingham, England 1912

  • January 1863 Calcutta 1867 England 1867 Calcutta 1869 England

Ghat, Benares 1860s Place made: Varanasi (Benares), Uttar Pradesh, India
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: cream card

Primary Insc: Signature printed with plate centre on image "Bourne 1168".
Secondary Insc: Inscribed on support upper centre above image in pencil "Mosque of Aurungzebe / [arrow pointing down]". Inscribed lower centre below image in pencil "Ghats - Benares". Inscribed on support lower left beside image in pencil "12 [sideways]". Inscribed on verso on support lower left in pencil "1871 Alb". Inscribed on verso on support lower right in pencil "67".
Dimensions: image 23.8 h x 28.9 w cm support 36.9 h x 51.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.81.31