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Mausoleum of Akbar, Sikandra.

June 30, 1830
Architectural and Building
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

Mausoleum of Akbar, Sikandra.



Mausoleum of Akbar, Sikandra. By a Delhi or Agra artist, c.1830. Inscribed on front in Persian characters: ‘Sikandrah maqbarah i Akbar badshah du kuruh mufasilah az qil‘ah i Agrah. bist u du’ (Sikandra: mausoleum of the Emperor Akbar, two leagues distant from the Agra fort. No.22.) Water-colour; 18 by 25 ins. Presented by Mildred and W.G. Archer, November 1959.

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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