Bathing at Kalighat

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    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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    1. <Muah<3baby-I'am>a*star* [deleted] 58 months ago | reply

      Omg! This is beautiful!

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