Bathing at Kalighat

Description: "In Kalighat. Hindus bathing in the River Ganges from the ghats (or landing steps) to purify themselves before worshipping in the Temple of Kali close by." Photograph taken by Cecil Beaton for the Ministry of Information

 

Date: 1944

 

Our Catalogue Reference: INF 14/433/3

 

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Taken sometime in 1944