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Calcutta: eclipse bathing scene

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CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham
Title: Calcutta: eclipse bathing scene
Author(s): Morgan, Kenneth W.
Photographer: Basham, Arthur Llewellyn
Keywords: Ujjain Mela bathing scenes, etc: Cape Comorin, Bhubaneswar, Calcutta, Varanasi
daily life
landscape
slide set
Description: On the afternoon of this eclipse, thousands of Hindus bathed at this one ghat in the Hoogly (Ganges) river at Calcutta - and thousands upon thousands more bathed at the other bathing places near Calcutta, and all over India. This bathing place, located in the heart of the city, is part of the harbor section where the freighters dock.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196163
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-3778

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