Exterior of Sootar Ki Jhonpri, Ellora

Lala Deen DayalDecember 1887–February 1888

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Exterior view of the second-story gallery of the Vishvakarma Cave, also known as the Carpenter's Cave. The central opening that leads into the cave is supported by two columns and the cave's facade is decorated with relief carvings.


  • Title: Exterior of Sootar Ki Jhonpri, Ellora
  • Creator: Lala Deen Dayal
  • Date Created: December 1887–February 1888
  • Location Created: Ellora Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 25.9 × 19.8 cm (10 3/16 × 7 13/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 2016.135.36
  • Culture: Indian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of Rowe Kaple in memory of Eloise Sager Bettge
  • Creator Display Name: Lala Deen Dayal (Indian, 1844 - 1905)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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