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Item ID: 198571  
  

India Old Postcard Agra TAJ MAHAL from Top of The Gate, Fountains Gardens Towers

Vintage British Indian Old Picture Postcard. India. Garden, Fountains, View of The Taj Mahal from Top of the Gate. Agra. Commenced in 1637 and completed in 1648 A.D. by the Emperor Shahjahan. Wonderful Building in the world. A fine photograph taken from the entrance, giving a balanced effect with archway as border.

The Taj Mahal, Agra. A dream of Oriental splendour, fashioned as the last resting place forthe "Exalted One of the Palace", the wife of Shah Jehan. "If there is a heaven on earth it is this, it is this".

Publisher: D. Macropolo & Co. Calcutta
Series No: AG.376.
Faults: Crease at lower right & bottom left, minor wear & marks
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).

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69

India Old Postcard Agra TAJ MAHAL from Top of The Gate, Fountains Gardens Towers


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