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Title:

A fragment of a castle in Amer near Jaipur (Iconographic document)

Creator:

Demski, Dagnosław

Place of publishing:

Amer ; Jaipur District ; Rajasthan

Date issued/created:

[1984]

Description:

Photography (scan from a slide). Picture of a postcard showing part of the castle in Amer near Jaipur – the road to the castle. In the back and on the left you can see fragments of massive buildings of the castle, on the right a stone fence built along the road to the castle. The picture shows an elephant to carry tourists. The castle belonged to one of the great Rajput clans Kachhvaha. It's located on one of the hills. Initially, it had a defense, later became one of several habitat of families. Today it is a tourist destination for many of Indian and foreign tourists

Subject and Keywords:

ethnography ; social culture ; social life ; material culture ; castle in Amer ; Rajasthan

Resource type:

Obraz

Detailed Resource Type:

Photography

Format:

text/html

Source:

part 1, box 2, 0084

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Projects co-financed by:

Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund

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