A view from 'Voyage aux Index orientales' by Pierre Sonnerat, Paris, 1782

Source: ebay, Apr. 2009

A Company School watercolor painting, Patna, 1824

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013

"Funerali di un Brahmano," from 'Atlante Illustrato', Florence, 1845

Source: ebay, June 2007

"Burning the body of the late Dewan Moolraj, on a sandbank in the Ganges," from the Illustrated London News, 1851

Source: ebay, July 2009

*"A Scene at a ghaut on the Banks of the Ganges," Illustrated London News, 1857*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2009

Supplies of firewood at the burning ghats, Banaras; a photo by Samuel Bourne, c.1860's; *another view*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2007

*"A scene at a ghaut on the banks of the Ganges," at the burning ghats; by Marshal Claxton, from the Illustrated London News, 1857*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2006

*"Burning ghat, Calcutta," a photo by Bourne and Shepherd, c.1870's*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2011

"The Cremation Ghat at Calcutta," a wood engraving (Selmar Hess, New York, 1877); *a large scan of this engraving, from a Dutch travel book, 1865*

Source: ebay, Aug. 2001; Nov. 2006

An engraving, 1881

Source: ebay, Mar. 2013

An albumen photo, c.1880s; no details known

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006

*"Burning ghat, Benares," a photo by Frith, c.1880*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007

*"Benares, Ciudad Sagrada de la India," a photo c.1880's**; and *another Frith view*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2008

A silver gelatin print, c.1890's

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

*"Burning ghat, Benares," a photogravure by John L. Stoddard, 1892*

Source: ebay, June 2001

*"The Last Voyage," by Edwin Lord Weeks, c.1892* (an aged man is hastily taken to die in Varanasi, near the burning ghats); also *"A Fakir's Funeral, India, after E. L. Weeks," from the Illustrated London News, 1892*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2006

*Banaras, the cremation ghats; a photo by William Henry Jackson, 1895, from the Library of Congress archives*

Source: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/D?wtc:116:./temp/~ammem_KLBm::
(downloaded Dec. 1999)

*"Burning the dead at the baths, Benares," by James M. Davis, c.1900*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2007

*"Who dies in the waters of the Ganges obtains heaven," a stereoscopic view, c.1900*; *"Son building father's funeral pyre, Benares," 1908*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

*"A burning ghat on the Ganges, at Benares, India," a stereoscopic image, c.1903* (BL) [*stereoscopic, 1903*]

"Burning ghat, Benares," a visitor's photo, 1910's; *another photo of the same scene*; *a third photo*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

*A photogravure of the burning ghat, Benares, by Martin Hurlimann, 1928*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

*"A Hindu Funeral," from Customs of the World, ed. by Walter Hutchinson, London, 1931*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2006

The burning ghats in Banaras, a photo from the 1930's

Source: ebay, May 2007

*A news bureau photo, 1952*; and *the original caption*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2010

A modern visitor's photo of the same scene at Manikarnika Ghat, Banaras

Source: http://www.raphaelk.co.uk/web%20pics/India/India.htm
(downloaded Mar. 2006)

The same scene, looking in the other direction

Source: http://www.beezone.com/edwardo/PeterM/ManikarnikaGhat/latest.htm
(downloaded Mar. 2006)

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