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India 1950 Old Real Photo Postcard Taj Mahal, Agra, Victoria Hospital, BharatpurVintage British Indian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old Postcard, 1950. India, Taj Mahal, Agra. Lake. The Tomb of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal built in 1653 A.D. at a cost of 50 lac pounds. Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as an immortal tribute to the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
Written on back : With compliments, 1950, C.B. Mathur. Victoria Hospital, Bharatpur, Raj, India.
Publisher: K. Lall & Co. Laurice Hotel Agra
Faults: Surface wear near centre top, slightly trimmed
Background: Taj Mahal is the name of a monument located in Agra, India. It was commissioned by the Mugal Emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his Persian wife, Arjumand Banu Begum who was later known as Mumtaz Mahal (meaning "elect of the palace"). It took 23 years to complete (1630 - 1653).
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