The tomb of Qutb-Sahib at Mahrauli, in a courtyard with tombs and a large spreading tree.
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of tomb of Qutb-Sahib at Mahrauli from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Delhi to Tughlikabad Vol. VII' 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.
Idealised view of the tomb of Qutb-Sahib at Mahrauli, in a courtyard with tombs and a large spreading tree. Mahrauli, a village near Delhi, is the site of dargah (shrine) of Qutb-Sahib (d.1235) and the location of several tombs of the Kings of Delhi including Muhammad Akbar II (d.1837), Shah Alam II (d.1806), and Bahadur Shah I (d.1712). Inscribed below:' Tombs at Delhi.'