The interior of the tomb of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq
Artist: Sita Ram (fl. c.1810-1822)
Watercolour of the tomb of Ghiyath-ud-din Tughlaq 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 interior of the tomb of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq (r.1320-1325), with the the three graves of the builder, his wife, and his son and successor Muhammad ibn Tughluq ('reg.'1325-51). The architectural shape of the mausoleum is an irregular pentagon with a battlemented wall. The tomb is located in Tughluqabad east of the Qutub Minar in southern Delhi. Inscribed below: 'Enterior of the Tomb.'