June 30, 1890
Architectural and Building
Babur II 1881-1920
(Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)
India, 19th century
Image: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.); Paper: 20.3 x 26.5 cm (8 x 10 7/16 in.)
Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust 2018.214
DID YOU KNOW?
The rosy sky was an imaginative addition by the printers, as this print is based on a black-and-white photograph.
This Hall of Private Audiences was built by Shah Jahan, who commissioned the Taj Mahal. There, he and the succeeding Mughal emperors met with courtiers and important guests. Several men in European dress exit the hall, while men in native garb labor in the lush gardens. The tiny figures emphasize the building’s grand scale.
Imprinted in gold on recto in lower left corner: “20040. P.Z.-AGRA DIWAN-I-CHAS”
Bruno Tartarin, Photovintagefrance, Lorraine, France
September 4, 2018
the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???
Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra are the jewels in India's crown. From fairy-tale pala