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Photograph - Hazuri Bagh and the fort, Lahore
  • Hazuri Bagh and the fort, Lahore
    Bourne & Shepherd
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Hazuri Bagh and the fort, Lahore

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Lahore, Pakistan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1863-1864 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne & Shepherd (artists)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:

    52:907

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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The marble pavilion in the foreground was built by Ranjit Singh in 1818 to provide a cool garden retreat where he could take refuge from the heat. In the background is the imposing Lahore Fort.

Physical description

In this photograph the imposing Lahore Fort stands in the background. In the foreground is the marble pavilion built by Ranjit Singh in 1818 in the Hazuri gardens.

Place of Origin

Lahore, Pakistan (made)

Date

ca. 1863-1864 (made)

Artist/maker

Bourne & Shepherd (artists)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Dimensions

Height: 23.4 cm, Width: 29 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph of the Hazuri Bagh and the Fort, Lahore.

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

Stronge, Susan (ed). The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms, V&A Publications, London, 1999, Plate 228.

Exhibition History

The Arts of the Sikh Kingdoms (01/01/0003-25/07/1999)

Subjects depicted

Architecture, Buildings

Categories

Photographs

Collection code

SSEA

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