Samuel Bourne, Vishnu Pud and Other Temples near the Burning Gat, Benares, India, ca. 1865.
Battered religious figures stand watch on a hill above a tattered valley, six weeks after the city was destroy by the world’s second atomic bomb attack. Photograph by Cpl. Lynn P. Walker, Jr. (United States Marine Corps). Nagasaki, Japan, September 1945.