Tamil Gateway (Gopura), Tamil Nadu

Tamil Gateway (Gopura), Tamil Nadu

c. 1860

Stereoscopic albumen print from glass plate negative

Image: 7 x 13.8 cm (2 3/4 x 5 7/16 in.); Mounted: 8.3 x 17.3 cm (3 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Gift of Daniella Dangoor 2019.71


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Stereographs were introduced to the public in London in 1851 and became wildly popular from the 1860s to around 1930.


A stereograph, when seen through a viewer, produces the illusion of a three-dimensional scene and creates a “you-are-there” sensation. This stereo view documents a Hindu temple in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The high gopura or gatehouse leading into the temple precinct is characteristic of the Dravidian temples found in that region.

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