Entrance of Deeg fort
Photographer: Priyalall and Company
Medium: Photographic print
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.