The Chennakesava Temple was constructed on the banks of the Yagachi River by King Vishnuvardhana of the Hoysala Empire. The main deity in this temple is Chennakesava, an avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu. This photo shows the entrance to the shrine.
TitleDoor to the Vishnu Temple, Bailoor
Physical descriptionDoor to the Vishnu Temple, Bailoor (Belur) from an untitled album of prints on South India
PhotographerEdmund David Lyon
MediumAlbumen print pasted on mount
Dimensions24 cm x 29 cm