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Gateway of ruined mosque, with Persian inscription, Khurmabad, Shahabad District

Gateway of ruined mosque, with Persian inscription, Khurmabad, Shahabad District

Photographer: Beglar, Joseph David

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(472)

Item number: 1003472

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the gateway of an unidentified ruined mosque, with a Persian inscription, at Khurmabad in the Shahabad District of Bihar in India, taken by Joseph David Beglar in the 1870s. The gateway comprises an arched opening in a rectangular frame that is rather larger than the walls to either side and topped by ornamental finials at either corner. The remains Persian inscription appear as a band of darker stone with the letters of the Arabic script carved in low relief.

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