Benares And Environs
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Colourful map of Benares (Varanasi) from Bartholomew's "Imperial Gazetteer Atlas of India" - regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River's sacred waters and perform funeral rites.
region: Maps of India and Ceylon
mapmaker: J. G. Bartholomew
place and date of publication: Edinburgh c. 1900?
medium and colour: Lithograph, Original Colourref: 43673
size in mm: 195 by 240mm (7.75 by 9.5 inches).
Price: £ 60
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