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Item ID: 166366  
  

India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard TAJ MAHAL from River Agra Wonder of Earth Boat

Vintage Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Old Picture Postcard, British Indian. India. The Taj Mahal from The River, Agra. / It is said that Shah Jehan designed a bridge to connect this last resting place of his wife with a similar Taj on the far side of the river. Masons, jewellers, and workmen spent 17 years and four million sterling on collecting materials for what still remains "The Wonder of the Earth".

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons. Wide Wide World Agra
Series No: 7237
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$2.73

India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard TAJ MAHAL from River Agra Wonder of Earth Boat


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