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Item ID: 160044  
  

India Old Real Photo Postcard THE TAJ MAHAL AGRA Emperor Shah Jahan & Wife Tombs

Vintage British Indian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Picture Old Postcard. India. Garden, Taj Mahal. Agra. Tomb of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal built in 1653 A.D. at a cost of 50 lac pounds. / Commenced in 1637 and completed in 1648 A.D. by the Emperor Shahjahan. Wonderful Building in the world.

It was erected by Shah Jahan to the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in the year 1648 at a cost of 50 lac pounds.

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: K. Lall & Co. Agra & Chakrata
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:£4.99€6.49US$6.84

India Old Real Photo Postcard THE TAJ MAHAL AGRA Emperor Shah Jahan & Wife Tombs


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