Buildings under repair in the Shalimar Gardens, Lahore. 1003948
Photographer: Cole, Henry Hardy
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of buildings under repair in the Shalimar Gardens, Lahore taken by Henry Cole in 1884 as part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections (Indian Museum Series). The Shalimar Gardens were constructed by Ali Mardan Khan on the orders of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1637. This view was taken as an extensive program of conservation and restoration was underway in the late 19th century.