The J. Paul Getty Museum

Monks in Procession

Object Details

Title:

Monks in Procession

Artist/Maker:

Philip Henry Egerton (British, active 1860s)

Places:

London, England (Place Created)

Spiti Valley, Himāchal Pradesh, India (Place Depicted)

Date:

negative June–August 1863; print 1863–1864

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1337.29

Dimensions:

14 × 21.3 cm (5 1/2 × 8 3/8 in.)

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Object Description

Group portrait of a number of Buddhist monks, one of whom is holding a Tibetan horn, a long horn that extends almost to the ground.