Aug 7, 2010

Huttising's Jain Temple, Camp Road, Ahmedabad - 1880

Source: British Library
Photographer: Charles Lickfold

Photograph of the Jaina temple of Seth Hathisingh at Ahmadabad in Gujarat, taken by Charles Lickfold in the 1880s, part of the Bellew Collection of Architectural Views.
The city contains a mix of Islamic, Jaina and Hindu architecture as well as Indo-Islamic blending of elements. This Jaina temple was built in 1848 in a revivalist style of medieaval Gujarati architecture.