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India (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Entrance gate to Secundra, Agra, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/24
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Gardens, Allahabad, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/62
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Hindu Temple, Benares, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/66
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Jumna Bridge, Allahabad, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/59
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nepalese Temple, Benares, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/64
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Selim Chisti's tomb, Futtehpoor Sikri, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/26
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Temples and Burning Ghaut, Benares, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/63
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Minarets, Benares, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/65
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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