Madhoray Ghaut, and the Minarets, Benares, from the River. From Prisnsep’s Benares Illustrated. Click on image to enlarge it.
The Province and District of Benares
The City Benares
- The Geography, Population, and Character of This Religious Center of India
- The City’s Buildings
- Bishop Heber’s First Impression of Benares *1825)
Victorian and Edwardian Photographs
Nineteenth-Century Engravings of Benares
Blackie, Walker Graham. The Imperial Gazetteer: A General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical and Descriptive. 4 vols. London: Blackie & Son, 1856. Internet Archive. Inline version of a copy in the University of California Library. Web. 7 November 2018.
Forrest, G. W. [On title-page: “Ex-director of Records, Government of India”]. Cities of India. London: Archibald Constable, 1903. Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of California Library. Web. 25 November 2018.
Greaves, Edwin. Kashi, the City Illustrious, or Benares. The Indian Press: Allahabad, 1909. Online version of a copy in the University of California Library. Web. 23 November 2018.
Heber, Reginald. Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India, from Calcutta to Bombay, 1824-1825. Philadelphia: Cary, Lea, and Cary & Son, 1829. Vol. 1. Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of Princeton Theological Seminary Library. Web. 25 November 2018.
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