EMF India album
Contains 57 Results:
These are probably professional photographs purchased by EM Forster during his travels in India, although some of them have London seller stamps.
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).
Photograph showing a ruined archway with pillars in front of it, and the minaret in the background.
Photograph showing part of a stone column, a low stage of the Qutab Minar: 4 decorated bands with plain, wider bands between them.
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.
Photograph of the exterior of the mausoleum, with trees at right and left.
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.
Photograph of the exterior of the Taj Mahal, taken from a distance across water. Several adjacent buildings are visible.
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.
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).
Exterior photograph of the tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah, surrounded by trees.
Photograph showing painted or inlaid panels at a corner of a room. Floral motifs abound.
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.
Exterior photograph of the tomb, taken in the courtyard.
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.
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.
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.
Photograph showing the entire Sahastrabahu temple and some of the surrounding countryside. An elephant with a mahout and a howdah stands to one side.
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.
Photograph showing a stone niche and parts of the surrounding wall [at the Lakshmana temple, Khajuraho]. The niche houses a statue of Ganesh.
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.