A coutyard of a Muslim shrine, with a mosque beyond
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of a Muslim shrine from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Mohumdy to Gheen Vol. V' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r. 1813-23), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c.1810-22) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between 1814-15.
Najibabad was founded in the mid-18th century by Najib-ud-Daula in Uttar Pradesh, who construced the Patthargarh fort, within a mile of the city, in 1755. View of a coutyard of a Muslim shrine, with a mosque beyond, and a flower bed before the shrine proper. Inscribed below: 'Musgid and Musselmaun Tombs near Nagibabad.'