Shiva and Parvati on Nandi with Kartikeya and Ganesha, 19th century

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Shiva's family appears in front of a temple. Shiva and Parvati are seated on Shiva's bull vehicle, Nandi. Behind them, a Brahmin priest and an anthropomorphic representation of Shiva's bull carry their two infant sons, Ganesha and Kartikeya. Red curtains frame the upper corners of the page, possibly emulating those commonly found in the photographic studios of the time.

Shiva and Parvati on Nandi with Kartikeya and Ganesha
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