General View of Sanchi Tope, Bhopal District

Lala Deen Dayal1885–1887

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Great Stupa at Sanchi, with its hemispherical dome and carved toranas or ornamental gateways. Two people stand near one of the toranas, while a mound of debris can be seen in the foreground.


  • Title: General View of Sanchi Tope, Bhopal District
  • Creator: Lala Deen Dayal
  • Date Created: 1885–1887
  • Location Created: Sanchi, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 18.1 × 26.2 cm (7 1/8 × 10 5/16 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: 2016.135.27
  • 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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