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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