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Bridge leading to Islam Shah's Tomb, Sasaram.

Bridge leading to Islam Shah's Tomb, Sasaram.

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(485)

Item number: 1003485

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the bridge leading to Islam Shah's tomb in Sasaram.The unifinished tomb was built on an artificial island in a tank, 'approached by a stone bridge, formed of flat slabs resting on piers and supporting projecting bays. There are eleven openings in the bridge, each 33 feet broad by 500 [surely 50?] long.' (Bengal list, pp. 370-371).

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