List of illustrations

  • Zafar Mahal, Mehrauli
  • Tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Gateway of the Red Fort of Delhi
  • Tomb of Itimad al-Daula
  • Diwan-i ʿAmm, Red Fort, Delhi
  • Darbar of Akbar II
  • Taj Mahal
  • Fakhr al-Masajid
  • Moti Masjid
  • Tomb of Humayun
  • Interior vault, tomb of Akbar, Sikandra, detail
  • Façade, tomb of Akbar, Sikandra, detail
  • Taj Mahal
  • Palace pavilions, Red Fort of Agra
  • Pietra dura, Taj Mahal, detail
  • Nagina Masjid
  • Plan of the Moti Masjid, 1658–63
  • Interior wall, Moti Masjid, detail
  • Base of a jharoka throne, Red Fort
  • Capital, Moti Masjid
  • Capital, palace pavilion, Red Fort
  • Vaulting and supports, Moti Masjid
  • Dome, Moti Masjid
  • Bangla vault, Moti Masjid
  • Mihrab, Moti Masjid
  • Minbar, Moti Masjid
  • Courtyard wall, Moti Masjid
  • Cornice, Moti Masjid, detail
  • Jamiʿ Masjid
  • Badshahi Masjid
  • Interior, Badshahi Masjid
  • Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Gateway, Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Façade, Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Walls of pīshtāq vault, Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Exterior dado, Taj Mahal, detail
  • Exterior spandrels, Taj Mahal, detail
  • Interior, Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Inscription on door, gateway of Bibi ka Maqbara
  • Pīshtāq, Badshahi Masjid
  • Portrait of ʿAlamgir
  • Map of Delhi highlighting Shahjahanabad, Nizamuddin (dargah of Nizam al-Din), and Mehrauli (dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki)
  • Plan of the dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki (14th–20th centuries) and adjacent Zafar Mahal palace (19th century), Delhi
  • Moti Masjid and burial enclosure of Bahadur Shah
  • Gateway of Farrukh Siyar, dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki
  • Screen of Farrukh Siyar, dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki
  • Gateway and screen of Farrukh Siyar, dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki
  • Burial enclosure of the nawabs of Loharu, dargah of Bakhtiyar Kaki
  • Burial enclosure of Muhammad Shah, dargah of Nizam al- Din
  • Plan of the dargah of Nizam al- Din, Delhi, 13th–20th centuries
  • Dargah of Nizam al- Din
  • Fakhr al-Masajid
  • Tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Gateway, tomb of Safdar Jang, detail
  • Plan of the funerary complex of Safdar Jang, Delhi
  • Mosque, funerary complex of Safdar Jang
  • Corner tower, funerary complex of Safdar Jang
  • Garden pavilion, funerary complex of Safdar Jang
  • Inscription, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Exterior vault, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Interior vaults, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Cenotaph of Safdar Jang
  • Cenotaphs of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal
  • Plan of the tomb of Safdar Jang, Delhi
  • Plan of the tomb of Humayun, Delhi
  • Plan of the Taj Mahal, Agra
  • Interior chamber, upper zone, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Dome, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Sculptural relief on interior vault, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Interior vaults, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • View of mosque from gateway, funerary complex of Safdar Jang
  • Map of Delhi with the tomb of Safdar Jang, Aliganj, the tomb of Humayun, and Nizamuddin
  • Tomb of Najaf Khan
  • Gateway, Bara Imambara complex of Lucknow
  • Gateway, Bara Imambara complex of Lucknow, detail
  • Tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Riverside Façade of the Red Fort of Delhi
  • Jamiʿ Masjid in Delhi
  • Gateway of the Red Fort of Delhi
  • Mausoleum of Safdar Jang
  • Façade of a Delhi Palace
  • Plan of the Jamiʿ Masjid of Delhi
  • Jahangir Receives a Prisoner
  • The Siege of Daulatabad
  • Map of Agra
  • Plan of the Funerary Complex of Itimad al-Daula
  • Scene of a Garden Being Constructed
  • Plan of Amber Fort
  • Two Draftsmen at Work
  • Plan of Fort William, Calcutta
  • Plan and Elevation of the Governor’s Palace in Pondicherry
  • Façade of the Palace of Dara Shikoh in Agra
  • Plan of the Palace and Garden of Dara Shikoh in Agra
  • Gateway of the Red Fort
  • Gateway of the Taj Mahal
  • Tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Corner tower, tomb of Safdar Jang
  • Detail of a Street Plan of Chandni Chowk in Delhi
  • View of the Gateway of the Tomb of Akbar at Sikandra
  • The Taje Mahale, at Agra
  • The Tomb of Selim Chishti
  • Gateway of the Taj Mahal
  • Tomb of Itimad al-Daula
  • Genealogical Chart of Jahangir
  • Gateway of the Red Fort, Delhi
  • Naqqar Khane, Red Fort, Delhi
  • Diwan-i ʿAmm, Red Fort, Delhi
  • Jamiʿ Masjid, Delhi
  • Shah Jahan Receiving His Three Eldest Sons
  • Shah Jahan Before the Red Fort
  • The Funeral of Shah Jahan
  • Facing folios (Diwan- i ʿAmm, Delhi and Naqqar Khane)
  • Diwan- i ʿAmm, Red Fort of Agra
  • Chihil Sutun
  • Folio from the Metcalfe Album (Reminiscences of Imperial Delhie)
  • Akbarabadi Mosque, from the Āsār al- Sanādīd
  • Royal Pavilion, Brighton
  • Mayo College
  • Zafar Mahal, Mehrauli
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~~In the Delhi suburb of Mehrauli, amid low-lying apartment blocks and a network of narrow neighborhood streets, sits an abandoned Mughal palace. The Zafar Mahal (c. 1806–58), as it is known, features an imposing gateway of red sandstone and white marble, with cusped arches, floral...
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IN THE MUGHAL PALACE-FORTRESS OF DELHI, behind a chained and padlocked door, sits an exquisite white marble mosque...
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~~~THE SYMBOLICALLY CHARGED, firmly codified visual language of the late seventeenth century would persist into the eighteenth, in the face of dynamic urban shifts in the Mughal capital of Shahjahanabad, in...
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MUGHAL ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY provides a wealth of choice descriptions that deride the funerary complex of Safdar Jang...
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~~~IN 1778, THE FRENCH ARMY OFFICER and political operative Jean-Baptiste Gentil (1726–1799) appeared at the court of Louis XVI at Versailles. Recently returned from India, where he had served the French East India Company (Compagnie des Indes Orientales, or cdio) for...
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IN 1815, THE MUGHAL EMPEROR AKBAR II (r. 1806–37) gifted J. T. Roberdean, a British magistrate stationed in north India, a lavishly illustrated...
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