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Ahmadabad: Section of Sidi Sayyid's mosque

Ahmadabad: Section of Sidi Sayyid's mosque

Surveyor: Burgess, James (1832-1916)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: WD2220

Item number: f.46

Genre: Drawing

Sectional drawing of Sidi Sayyid's mosque at Ahmadabad in Gujarat from James Burgess' 'Original Drawings [of] Muhammadan Architecture of Ahmadabad.' The Sidi Sayyid mosque, built between 1572-73, was constructed by a nobleman at the court of Sultan Muzaffar III (r.1561-72) along the citadel's walls. The mosque is known for the tracery designs in its ten semicircular shaped windows.

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