Lower Ganges Canal, Kali Nadi aqueduct

G.W. Woodcroftabout 1872

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a bridge made up of a series of arches and supporting columns, traversing a man-made canal in mid-construction. The floor of the canal is dotted by a number of cone-shaped structures of various sizes. Also visible are a number of people engaging in various activities throughout the image.


  • Title: Lower Ganges Canal, Kali Nadi aqueduct
  • Creator: G.W. Woodcroft
  • Date Created: about 1872
  • Location Created: Doab, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 21 × 26.6 cm (8 1/4 × 10 1/2 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: 2007.26.206.61
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Partial gift from the Wilson Centre for Photography
  • Creator Display Name: possibly G.W. Woodcroft (British, active 1860s - 1880s)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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