"Great Hindu Temple in Tritchencore in Hindustan," based on a drawing by William Daniell; from 'Meyers Universum', 1840; *a larger version, with modern hand coloring*

Source: ebay, June 2006

"Gateway at Seringham," a tinted lithograph T. C. Dibdin, from a drawing by James Fergusson, 1850; also  *"Tank in temple at Seringham"*," a lithograph by Fergusson and Dibdin from 'Picturesque illustrations of ancient architecture of Hindostan,' c.1850

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

*Temple of Srirangam, Trichinopoly, gouache, c.1850* (BL) [*gouache 1850*]

"Sriringam temples view," a wood engraving by H. Clerget, from 'Le Tour du Monde', 1869; also: *"Rajah-gopuram in Sriringam"*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2008

*Temple of Vishnu, Trichinopoly, a photo by Samuel Bourne, 1869* (Minneapolis Institute of Arts)

"Royal Gopuram, Srirangam," an albumen photo, c.1870; also *View of Gopuram*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

*Temple view, Trichinopoly; a photo from the 1870's*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006

*"View of the temple at Shrirangam," from a Dutch travel book, 1871*; *another view from the same source*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006

"Royal Gate of the Temple of Siringam," from 'Illustrated Travels' by H. W. Bates, London, 1880

Source: ebay, Jan. 2010

"Eastern pagoda, Trichinopoly," a photo by Bourne, c.1880's

Source: ebay, Nov. 2009

An overview photo from c. the 1890's; and *another temple view*

Source: ebay, July 2009

*"Jambukesvara Tempel in Trichinopoly," a German photogravure print, 1925*

Source: ebay, July 2006

The Hall of 1000 Pillars in Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, a photogravure by Alfred Nawrath, 1938

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007

A modern visitor's photo of the same scene, Ranganathaswami Temple

Source: http://www.imagesoftheworld.org/India/India047.jpg
(downloaded June 2001)

*An even closer look at the same sculptured colonnade*

Source: http://questier.com/Photos/200312_India/
(downloaded Dec. 2004)

*A single "victory horse"*

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/byronic501/124522015/
(downloaded Nov. 2006)

Parts of the Shrirangaswami temple are nowadays kept in their original painted condition

Source: http://questier.com/Photos/200312_India/
(downloaded Dec. 2004)

*Painted or left bare-- what a difference it makes!*

Source: http://questier.com/Photos/200312_India/
(downloaded Dec. 2004)

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