top of page

KALAN MASJID WITH LADY HASTINGS VISITNG

247259-200.png
June 30, 1815
gold-medal-vector-816269_edited.png
subject-icon-1_edited.png
Architectural and Building
Untitled-2.png
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

KALAN MASJID WITH LADY HASTINGS VISITNG

IMG100805

DESCRIPTION

Fig. 25: KALAN MASJID WITH LADY HASTINGS VISITING, by Sita Ram, 1815. From the albums of drawings done by Sita Ram for Lord Hastings 1814-15. A view of the entrance courtyard and east facade to the Kalan Masjid with its flight of steps to the entrance gateway. Sita Ram exaggerates the vertiginous nature of the approach in accordance with picturesque conventions. The Kalan or Kali Masjid was built in 1387 by the son of Khan-i-Jahan Junan Shah, prime minister of Firoz Shah Tughluq (1351-88). Watercolor, 38 x 53.7 cm. British Library, London, Add.Or.4817

Rate This BookDon’t love itNot greatGoodGreatLove itRate This Book

Your content has been submitted

Post Comment
Ratings & Review
Click To Close Comment Box
Click To Post Your Comment
Show Reviews

Ismail Mazari

average rating is null out of 5

Very good information.

MUGHAL IMAGES

The Mughal Images immediately took a much greater interest in realistic portraiture than was typical of Persian miniatures. Animals and plants were the main subject of many miniatures for albums and were more realistically depicted. To upload your images click here.

The
Mughal Library brings readers of our history and related subjects on one platform. our goal is to share knowledge between researchers and students in a friendly environment.


 

bottom of page