SCREEN AROUND THE CENOTAPHS IN THE TAJ MAHAL, AGRA
June 30, 1820
Architectural and Building
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837
The screen round the cenotaphs in the Taj Mahal, Agra.
By a Delhi or Agra artist, c.1820.
Inscribed on back in Persian characters: ‘Naqshah i majhir i raudah i munauwarah i Mumtaz Mahall wa-hadrat Shahjahan badshah i ghazi andarun- i raudah i mutahharah’ (Picture of the enclosure of the illustrious tomb of Mumtaz Mahal and his majesty Shah Jahan conqueror of infidels, inside the sacred tomb).
Water-colour; 20.5 by 27.75 ins.
Purchased 27 September 1906.
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This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???
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