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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1981.92
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Side View of the Cenotaph of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan at Agra
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1846-1850
Places
Creation Place: South Asia, India, Delhi
Culture
Indian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216159
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Opaque watercolor and ink on paper; Company School
Dimensions
9.3 x 10.7 cm (3 11/16 x 4 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Mrs. R. Minturn Sedgwick in memory of R. Minturn Sedgwick, Class of 1921
Accession Year
1981
Object Number
1981.92
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
This painting features a side view of the cenotaph of Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (r. 1627-1658). The cenotaph is located inside the Taj Mahal, Agra, and acts as a tomb marker. Company School.

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