A Nepali village in the Himalayas, from 'Meyer's Universum', 1840's (with modern hand coloring)

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008

 

Mangah Hiti and Krishna Temple (shikhara style) north of Patan (Lalitpur), Durbar Square; a view from 1870

Source: ebay, Oct. 2005



*"Temples and palaces in Nepaul," from The Graphic, 1880*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2009




A modern view of the scene; *by the same photographer, the whole temple*

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lavenderstreak/3013276481/in/set-72157608769044026/
(downloaded Nov. 2008)





As the wheel is spun, the spinner acquires merit; some such prayer wheels are also made to be spun by the wind

Source: ebay, Sept. 2008


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