KALAN MASJID WITH LADY HASTINGS VISITNG

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June 30, 1815
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Architectural and Building
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

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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

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