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Ahmadabad: Tomb in front of Darwish Ali's mosque (top), moulding under the arch in the entrance of Miyan Khan Chisti's mosque (bottom)

Ahmadabad: Tomb in front of Darwish Ali's mosque (top), moulding under the arch in the entrance of Miyan Khan Chisti's mosque (bottom)

Surveyor: Burgess, James (1832-1916)

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: WD2222

Item number: f.31

Genre: Drawing

Illustration of moulding at bottom from Miyan Khan Chishti's Mosque at Ahmadabad in Gujarat. The mosque was built in 1465 by Malik Makhsud Wazir for the Chishti Shaikh Miyan Khan. The style of the mosque combines both Hindu and Muslim elements. A number of small domes surround the three main domes. The facade has lofty main entrance flanked by two ornately carved minarets with rounded tops.

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