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Laksmi

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dc.contributor.authorBasham, Arthur Llewellyn
dc.contributor.authorPhotographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
dc.coverage.spatialIndia
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-18T23:42:24Z
dc.date.available2019-12-18T23:42:24Z
dc.identifierANUA 682-3951
dc.identifier.otherAR HIN-255
dc.identifier.other60
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/196341
dc.descriptionSpouse of Visnu, but less important than the spouse of Siva. Goddess of wealth and good fortune, she is often depicted as seated on a lotus and attended by two white elephants, who are sometimes portrayed as sprinkling her with water from their trunks. Her function as bestower of fortune and abundance is emphasized by the gold coins which she is scattering
dc.format.extent35mm
dc.format.mediumslide
dc.format.mediumcolour
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.subjectLaksmi, other goddesses, Ganesa, Visvakarman, Surya, Wishing Cow, Hell, etc
dc.subjectposters
dc.subjectphotograph
dc.titleLaksmi
dc.typeImage
local.description.notesSource: Professor Basham's posters
dc.date.updated2019-12-18T23:42:24Z
dc.provenanceDigitised by the Australian National University in 2019
dc.rights.licenseThis image is provided for research purposes only and must not be reproduced without the prior permission of the Archives Program, Australian National University.
CollectionsArthur Llewellyn Basham

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