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A bastion, Deeg fort

A bastion, Deeg fort

Photographer: Priyalall and Company

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/27(47)

Item number: 4302747

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection, of a bastion at Dig Fort in Rajasthan, taken by the studio of Priyalall & Company in c.1900. Dig was established as the first capital of Bharatpur State by the Jat ruler Badan Singh (ruled 1722-33) when he was proclaimed Raja of Dig in 1722, and the fort was built by his son Suraj Mal (ruled 1733-63) in 1730. This is a view of one of twelve bastions reinforcing the fort walls. At its base is the shallow, wide moat encircling the fort

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