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Diwan-i-Khas, Red Fort, Delhi with red awnings or shamianas, in 1817

April 2, 2024
Ghulam 'Ali Khan
Art and Calligraphy
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

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Watercolour of the Divan-i Khass in the Palace in the Delhi Fort, by Ghulam 'Ali Khan, 1817. This drawing shows the red awnings and 'shamianas' fully rigged, a scene of vigorous activity beneath as a palanquin is prepared for the Emperor's departure, with various figures going about their duties.
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Very good information.


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