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Plan and Elevation of Faiz Bazaar

June 30, 1774
Architectural and Building
Shah Alam II 1759–1806

Plan and Elevation of Faiz Bazaar



Fig 10 PLAN AND ELEVATION OF FAIZ BAZAAR, by a Mughal draughtsman, c. This plan and clevation of Faiz Bazaar is traditionally associated with Gentil's visit Delhi. The Faiz Bazaar ran from the Delhi Gate of the Recd Fort to that of the city, past the still existing little Golden Mosque of Nawab Javed (or Bahadur Ali) Khan into the Sadatallah Chowk, with the large Akbarabadi Mosque filling its west side. Another mosque, that of Nawab Roshanuddaula, is further down just before the rectangular piazza with its central pool, A branch of the canal ran down the middle of the avenue and emptied into the moat that surrounded the city wall. en and ink and watercolor, 31 x 135 cm, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, AL1763.

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