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Entrance of Deeg fort

Entrance of Deeg fort

Photographer: Priyalall and Company

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/27(44)

Item number: 4302744

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection, of the entrance to the fort at Dig, Rajasthan, taken by the studio of Priyalall & Company in c.1900. Dig was established as the first capital of Bharatpur State by the Sinsini Jat Badan Singh (ruled 1722-33) when he was proclaimed Raja of Dig in 1722. The fort was built by his son Suraj Mal (ruled 1733-63) in 1730. This view shows the bridge on the north approach crossing the wide moat into the fort.

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