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Item ID: 202502  

India Old Real Photo Postcard TAJ MAHAL AGRA Built of White Marble by Shah Jeham

Vintage British Indian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old Postcard. India. The Taj Mahal. Fountain, Fountains, Gardens, Garden. Trees. Agra. Built of White Marble by the Emperor Shah Jeham in memory of his favourite wife. Over 20,000 men were occupied for over 20 years in its erection. / Commenced in 1637 and completed in 1648 A.D. by the Emperor Shahjahan. Wonderful Building in the world.

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: Messrs. K.C. Mehra & Sons Peshawar N.W.F.P.
Faults: Crease at bottom left, marks and paper stuck on back
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).


India Old Real Photo Postcard TAJ MAHAL AGRA Built of White Marble by Shah Jeham

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