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Item ID: 204410  
  

India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Burning Ghat Benares River Bridge Temple Boats

Vintage Colour British Indian Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Old Postcard. India, Benares - The Burning Ghat. River Scene. Temples.

The hope of every Hindu is that before he dies he may be sprinkled with the holy water of the Ganges, and, if possible, his body be here burned on its banks, and his ashes be shed on its sacred flood.

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Wide Wide World Benares
Series No: 7239
Background: Benares (also known as Banaras, Kashi, Kasi and Varanasi (वाराणसी)) is a Hindu holy city on the banks of the river Ganga or Ganges in the modern north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.04

India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Burning Ghat Benares River Bridge Temple Boats


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