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Ahmedabad Ranee Seepri Ka Musjid. Carved Stone window.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    India (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne & Shepherd (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 512M, case MX16, shelf X, box 813

Physical description

A photograph of a carved stone window of the Sidi Saiyyed Mosque, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The window is carved with an elaborate sinuous palm tree motif.

Place of Origin

India (photographed)


ca. 1890 (made)


Bourne & Shepherd (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print from Samuel Bourne's original collodion negatives

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title

'Bourne & Shepherd'

Numbered with Samuel Bourne's own catalogue number


Height: 19.4 cm, Width: 27.8 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Bourne & Shepherd, 'Ahmedabad Ranee Seepri Ka Musjid. Carved Stone window', from an album of 24 photographs of India, gelatin-silver prints made from Bourne's original collodion negatives, India, ca. 1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990
Haworth-Booth, Mark (ed). The Golden age of British photography, 1839-1900. Millerton: Aperture in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984. Number: 0905209672.
Heathcote, Pauline F. Samuel Bourne of Nottingham. History of Photography. April 1982, vol. 6, no. 2. pp. 99-112.


Photographic paper



Subjects depicted

Windows; Mosques; Carving; Palm trees


Photographs; Topography; Islam; Religion; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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