EMF India album
Contains 57 Results:
India photographs, 1912 - 1945
These are probably professional photographs purchased by EM Forster during his travels in India, although some of them have London seller stamps.
'[Near Delhi - Kutub] Hindu Temple - afterwards part of Mosque', 1912
Photograph up a colonnade of elaborately carved square pillars at the Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid mosque, Qutab site (cropped view similar to EMF/27X/1).
'Near Delhi - Kutub. "Pathan" style. 1200. Red sandstone. Iron Pillar' , 1912
Photograph showing a ruined archway with pillars in front of it, and the minaret in the background.
'Kutub. Section.', 1912
Photograph showing part of a stone column, a low stage of the Qutab Minar: 4 decorated bands with plain, wider bands between them.
'[Kutub.] Tomb of Altamish', 1912
Photograph of the tomb of Iltutmish, similar to EMF/27X/5 but from a different angle. A corner of the highly decorated courtyard walls and a door are visible behind.
'Near Delhi. Tomb of Humayun. Sandstone and White Marble. Moghul. 1560' , 1912
Photograph of the exterior of the mausoleum, with trees at right and left.
'Delhi. Palace in the Fort. Dado of marble with inlay. Moghul. Shah Jahan', 1912
Photograph taken in the interior of the fort showing the white marble room with floral dado and a broad, shallow carved square stone basin set into the middle of the floor.
'Agra. Taj from the Jumna. Moghul. Shah Jehan', 1912
Photograph of the exterior of the Taj Mahal, taken from a distance across water. Several adjacent buildings are visible.
'Agra. Roof of Palace in the Fort, with view of Taj', 1912
Photograph taken from the roof of the palace showing part of the platform, a covered bench and part of a covered open-air viewing platform. The Taj Mahal is visible far in the distance across a plain.
'Agra. Palace of white marble in the Fort. Throne. Hall of Audience behind. On the Bastion. Palace of the Queens. Moghul. Shah Jahan', 1912
Exterior photograph taken on the roof of the palace.
'Detail of Queens' Palace. Coloured inlay - Italian? Behind, recesses for lamps +ct [etc.], and naturalistic reliefs of flowers with Chinese clouds', 1912
?Interior photograph. Two pillars are visible and three doorways.
'Agra. Fort. Palace of Red sandstone. Hindu. 1600. Akbar', 1912
Photograph showing several stone columns of narrow rectangular cross-section, heavily carved. At several points there are 2 steps leading from the lower level (?a courtyard) to the higher level (roofed).
'Agra. Tomb of Itmad u Daulah. Moghul. Jahangir' , 1912
Exterior photograph of the tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah, surrounded by trees.
'Detail from preceding. Painting. Persian influence', 1912
Photograph showing painted or inlaid panels at a corner of a room. Floral motifs abound.
'Fathpur Sikri. Gate of Victory - leading into Mosque. Moghul. Akbar', 1912
Exterior photograph of the polygonal entrance building (Buland Darwaza) on a round man-made stepped platform. The wall behind is visible, as are some adjacent trees.
'Fathpur Sikri. Courtyard of Mosque - red sandstone - with white marble tomb of saint', 1912
Exterior photograph of the tomb, taken in the courtyard.
'[Fathpur Sikri] with exterior of covered part of Mosque', 1912
Exterior photograph of an entrance doorway to the Jama Masjid with its adjacent colonnade, taken in the courtyard. A sunken square fountain in the courtyard appears in the middle of the photograph.
'Fathpur Sikri. Central bay of mosque with niche and pulpit. Elaborate and delicate colour scheme', 1912
Two copies (one pasted in and one loose) of the photograph.
'Sikandra. Akbar's cenotaph. Moghul. 1600 / Akbar', 1912
Photograph showing a slightly raised platform in the corner of a courtyard, with a tomb and small square carved-stone monument on it. The covered open-air cloister is visible behind the platform.
'Gwalior. Cave under the Fort. Jain Tirthankaras. 15th cent[ury]', 1912
Photograph of three large and very similar stone figures carved completely out of the rock wall. A stone edifice runs along the front of them with doorways through which the legs of each figure can be seen. A smaller figure is carved at one end of the edifice.
'Gwalior. Hindu? temple on the Fort. 10th cent[ury]. Interior next page' , 1912
Photograph showing the entire Sahastrabahu temple and some of the surrounding countryside. An elephant with a mahout and a howdah stands to one side.
'Ancient Brahminic' Temple at Gwalior, 1912
Photographing showing the interior of the temple at Gwalior, including an A-frame structure atop a doorway.
'Next seven pages illustrate Khajraho temples. Bundelkhand. Group of 30. Hindu and Jain. 950-1050. Yellow-brown stone', 1912
Photograph of a temple with four steeply domed towers.
'1908-09 91 Khajuraha. Temple of Lachmanji / Details', 1912
Photograph showing a stone niche and parts of the surrounding wall [at the Lakshmana temple, Khajuraho]. The niche houses a statue of Ganesh.
'Khajraho / Temple platform. Niche to Ganesh', 1912
Snapshot similar to EMF/27X/34 but with a wider angle and showing some of the tower behind the corner on which the niche is sited.