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Jahangir Khan's Garden, Najibabad (U.P.). 30 March 1789

Jahangir Khan's Garden, Najibabad (U.P.). 30 March 1789

Artist: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1789

Shelfmark: WD181

Item number: 181

Length: 303

Width: 483

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Drawing

Pencil and wash drawing of Jahangir Khan's Garden at Najibabad in Uttar Pradesh by Thomas (1749-1840) and William (1769-1837) Daniell, 30 March 1789. Inscribed on the front in pencil is: '24'; on the back in ink: 'Nr 24. Barrah Derhy in Jehangir Khan's Garden - Nijeibabad'; in pencil: 'No.62. Barrah Derhy built by Jehangir Khan. March 30. 1789.'

Najibabad, a small town 50km or 30 miles south of Haridwar was founded in the 18th century by Najib-ud-Daula, who also erected a stone fort at Parthargarh, to the east of the town in 1755. The town contains several Islamic monuments and the tomb of Jahangir Khan, the Nawab’s brother.

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