Pareshnath Temple complex: View from interior pond and garden of two of the temples

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Description

The temple was built by a Marwari Shrimal Jain named Rai Badridas Bahadoor Mookim in 1867. Badridas had made his fortune as a jeweler, serving as a court jeweler to the Viceroy and Governor General. The complex is subdivided into 4 areas, each with a temple. The temples are studded with mirrors and Belgian glass, covered with mosiac. They are surrounded by ornamental gardens and ponds.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Calcutta Jain Temple Complex

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Temples

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Nineteenth century

Place of Creation
  • Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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  • Kolkata

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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Architectural Lantern Slides of India (includes present-day Pakistan)

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