Rust, Thomas A, fl. 1880-1889 (photographer)
- Existence: fl. 1880 - 1889
Thomas A Rust was a commercial photographer based in India in the 1880s.
Typescript copy of 'Index to Photographers'.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
288x232mm. View of the entrance gateway to the tomb of Akbar at Sikandra, five miles north-west of Agra. The gateway, with its massive arch flanked by four minarets (seen here before the cupolas were repaired) is of red sandstone decorated with a polychrome inlay of bold geometric designs. No. 16.
548x194mm. (two prints joined). A panoramic view composed of two joined prints, looking northwest across Alfred Park, with the 147 foot tower of the Mayo Memorial Hall visible in the distance. In the foreground, occupying most of the print, is a circular area laid out with lawns, flowerbeds and plants, with the bandstand in the centre.
273x210mm. View of the Monkey Temple at Durga Khund, with steps leading down to the tank in the right foreground. Situated in the south of the city, the temple and tank were built by a Mahratti Rani in the 18th century.
288x227mm. General view of the railway bridge, composed of iron girders seated on masonry piers, which crosses the Jumna to the south of the city.
216x278mm. View of the Nepalese Temple near the Lalita Ghat. The temple is quite unlike Hindu designs, being a square stone building with two tiers of steeply pitched roofs whose projecting eaves are carried on carved wooden beams.
296x227mm. View looking north-east across the courtyard of the mosque at Fatehpur Sikri towards the marble tomb of Sheikh Selim Chisti and on the right, that of his grandson Sheikh Islam Khan.
273x213mm. View of the Jal Sain or Burning Ghat and surrounding temples and shrines. This ghat or landing place is situated in the centre of Benares near the Golden Temple.
270x231mm. View of the Panchaganga Ghat in the centre of Benares, with the Mosque of Aurungzeb, known as 'The Minarets', behind. The ghat was constructed by Raja Man Singh of Amber in the 16th century.