PLAN AND ELEVATION OF THE RED FORT, DELHI

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June 30, 1750
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Scenery and Places
Ahmad Shah Bahadur 1748–54

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Fig. 7: PLAN AND ELEVATION OF THE RED FORT, DELHI, ascribed on the front to Nidhamal, Mughal, c. 1750. The walls, gateways and palace buildings of the Red Fort are depicted in elevation as are Salimgarh and the buildings on either side of the entrance to Chandni Chowk opposite the Lahore Gate. The Grape Garden to the north, Rose Garden to the west and the Imperial Garden to the south are all present, but the layout of the interior is left blank. The layout is also given an erroneous regularity Fort is an extended octagon, not a square, and the Khwabgah and Musamman Burj are not at the centre of the river wall opposite the Lahore Gate. Opaque watercolour, 80 x 73.5 cm. British Library, London, Add.Or.1790.

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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