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Portrait of a Sikh warrior, also known as Nihang or Akali, wearing an elaborate conical turban, adorned with chakrams or war-quoits.

Details

  • Title: [Portrait of a Nihang or an Akali]
  • Creator: Willoughby Wallace Hooper
  • Date Created: about 1870
  • Location Created: India
  • Physical Dimensions: 19.5 × 15.4 cm (7 11/16 × 6 1/16 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: 84.XO.823.6.38
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Willoughby Wallace Hooper (English, 1837 - 1912)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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