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Chittaurgarh (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Scope Note: The authority given is for the the 'second level subdivision' district; this agent record refers to the capital city of the same name.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Chitor Fort : the Tower of Victory

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 4/10
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints measuring approximately 210 x 160 mm mounted in an album bound in padded red leather and inscribed on the front cover VM [Victoria Mary] surmounted by a coronet. The end papers have a label 'Bourne and Shepherd : Artists, Photographers and Publishers. Calcutta, Simla and Bombay'. This album deals with architectural views (with many close-up details) of buildings in Udaipur, Jaipur, Ajmir, Chitor, Mt Abu, Lahore, Amritsar, Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

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).
 Item

Chitor, from near Chitogarh railway station, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6/916
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). The Tower of Victory can be distinguished. (Fisher).

Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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).
 Item

Chitor : Hindu temple within the fort

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 4/9
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints measuring approximately 210 x 160 mm mounted in an album bound in padded red leather and inscribed on the front cover VM [Victoria Mary] surmounted by a coronet. The end papers have a label 'Bourne and Shepherd : Artists, Photographers and Publishers. Calcutta, Simla and Bombay'. This album deals with architectural views (with many close-up details) of buildings in Udaipur, Jaipur, Ajmir, Chitor, Mt Abu, Lahore, Amritsar, Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri.

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).
 Item — EMF India album: Series GBR/0272/EMF/27X

'Chitor. Tower of Victory. Jain', 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27X/46
Scope and Contents

Photograph showing the ruins of a 6-stage tower with an open-sided roomat the top, at Chittorgarh.

Dates: 1912
 Item

Padmini Palace, Chitor, 1905-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 13/23
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains photographs, 290 x 215 mm., mounted on card in a black leather-bound album with 'Views of Udaipur' and the Udaipur arms on the cover. The photographs have hand-written captions. Subjects comprise a portrait of the Maharana of Udaipur and architectural views in the state.

Dates: 1905-11
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).
 Item

The Ganesh Gate, Chitor, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6/917
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate.

Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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).
 Item

The Tower of Victory, Chitor, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6/918
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate. Golden yellow in the declining sun. There is a lightening conductor on the Tower. On the top storey but one are 8 columns of marble, very old and intricately carved. By a wooden ladder I then ascended to the top, which is roofed over. At four corners, stones about 2 ft [i.e. feet] square covered with incised lines, and let into stone frame-work. 2 of these inscribed stones remain, the other two slabs appear to have replaced older stones which have been removed. ...
Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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).
 Item

Tower of Fame, Chitor, 1905-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 13/24
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains photographs, 290 x 215 mm., mounted on card in a black leather-bound album with 'Views of Udaipur' and the Udaipur arms on the cover. The photographs have hand-written captions. Subjects comprise a portrait of the Maharana of Udaipur and architectural views in the state.

Dates: 1905-11
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).
 Item

Tower of Victory, Chitor, 1905-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 13/22
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains photographs, 290 x 215 mm., mounted on card in a black leather-bound album with 'Views of Udaipur' and the Udaipur arms on the cover. The photographs have hand-written captions. Subjects comprise a portrait of the Maharana of Udaipur and architectural views in the state.

Dates: 1905-11
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).
 Item

View on top of the Tower of Victory, 1908-02 - 1908-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 6/919
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. Showing one of the incised slabs, and in the disance the Tower of Fame.

Dates: 1908-02 - 1908-03
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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