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The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith

Unknown, 1991, Photograph
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
The Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith
Category
Library Item
Item no
4692
Title
Inauguration ceremony of the Sikh temple in Mill Lane, Leith (formerly St Thomas' Church) after restoration of fire damage of May 26th 1989
Description
A ceremony taking place in the Gurdwara or Sikh Temple in Mill Lane, Leith. The Granthi wears a yellow turban and is waving a churi over the scriptures that are laid in front of him. He is standing under a palki or canopy that is topped off with a gold dome and lights. The palki is decorated with vases of flowers and gold embroidered material. Two people are bowing in front of the palki. Behind the canopy are arched glass windows.
Artist / maker
Date
1991
Size
25.3 x 17.9 cm
Type
Location
Edinburgh and Scottish Collection