National Geographic : 1921 May
GLIMPSES OF ASIA 563 Photograph by John Claude White STRANGE BEASTS OF STONE GUARD THE TEMPLE STEPS AT BIIATGAON, NEPAL The Kingdom of Nepal has the distinction of owning the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest. Bhatgaon, an ancient capital city, possesses some of the most interesting shrines in Asia. Most of these are built of fine red brick. The ornamentation is generally of molded brick of the same color, with dark wood for overhanging windows and doorways.