Skip to main content

The Dhal Lake looking from Nasim Bagh where the big chenar trees are, 1899 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022V/16

Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm. The Political Agent's camp. Three houseboats each with cookhouse doonga. A picturesque island in the distance and on the other side of the lake is Nishab Bagh and Shalimar Bagh, the latter built by Emperor Shah Jehan, who built the Taj at Agra, who lived here during the summer months with his favourite Nurmahal, introduced to me by Moore in his 'Light of the Harem'.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1901


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2011-01-19 14:23:54+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom