Sikandra (inhabited place)
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
'20047 Akbars tomb Secundra', 1912
Photograph taken from a height across ?a courtyard, showing three levels of cloistered walkways and flat roofs. Several Indians are standing on the flat roofs and within the cloisters.
Akbar's Tomb. Sikandra, 1933
52 x 76 mm.
Akbar's Tomb. Sikandra, 1933
150 x 105 mm.
Entrance gate to Secundra, Agra, 1880 - 1889
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.
Historic buildings in Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Sikandra, 1902 - 1910
Interior of the Tomb of Akbar the Great, 1908 - 1930
286 x 205 mm.
Secundra, corner of Akbar’s Tomb, 3 top stories, 1901
As captioned, showing three rows of verandahs with pointed arches meeting at corner pavilions.
Secundra, doorway of Akbar’s Tomb, 1901
View from the interior looking through the marble tracery of the doorway (in silhouette in the foreground) towards the gateway. See Y3022D/37 and Y3022L/24.
Secundra, front of Akbar’s tomb, top stories, 1901
Secundra, gateway of Akbar’s Tomb enclosure, 1901
Exterior view of the entrance gateway to Akbar’s Tomb: see Y3022D/37 and Y3022L/24-25.
Secundra, top of Akbar’s Tomb, 1901
View of the terrace and mock sarcophagus on the roof of the mausoleum: see Y3022D.37 and Y3022L/24-25.
Secundra, view from the top of Akbar’s Tomb, 1901
View from the tomb looking across the garden towards the entrance gateway.
'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.
Sikandra Church, completed in 1840, 1955
114 x 155 mm. with copy.
The entrance gate, Secundra, 1860 - 1869
296 x 235 mm.
The mausoleum of Akbar, the upper marble sarcophagus, Secundra, 1860 - 1869
294 x 233 mm. View showing the open upper storey of Akbar's tomb at Sikandra, five miles NW of Agra. An arched colonnade runs round the perimeter of the terrace, backed by screens of marble trellis work. The tomb itself stands on a platform in the centre of the courtyard (the actual body, following normal practice, being contained in a plainer tomb in a vaulted chamber in the basement). Bourne no. 1252.
The Secundra, Agra, 1880 - 1889
275x215mm. View from the entrance gateway looking south along the broad avenue towards to mausoleum of the Empe or Akbar (1542-1605). The building was commenced by Akbar himself and completed after some twenty years by his son Jahangir. Pyramidal in design, the lower storeys are of red sandstone, surmounted by a fourth storey of marble containing a sepulchre (the actual body of Akbar, who reigned 1556-1605, rests beneath a plainer tombstone in the basement of the building).
Tomb of Akbar the Great, West Gate, 1908 - 1930
292 x 210 mm.