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Taj Mahal, Agra, and the garden

June 30, 1820
Architectural and Building
Akbar Shah II 1806–1837

Taj Mahal, Agra, and the garden



The Taj Mahal, Agra, and the entrance gardens with trees, cypresses and flower beds; a gardener with a basket of greenery on his head in the foreground. By a Delhi or Agra artist, c.1820. Water-colour; 22 by 27.25 ins. Narrow Indian ink border between double rules. 1816 water-mark. Purchased 27 September 1906. Note: Similar to Add.Or.547-557 with its concentration on a landscape setting.

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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