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Gulabi Bagh Gateway, Lahore. 1003936

Gulabi Bagh Gateway, Lahore. 1003936

Photographer: Cole, Henry Hardy

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1884

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(936)

Item number: 1003936

Genre: Photograph

General view looking along the façade of the gateway. Captioned and dated in the negative. For description, see Syad Muhammad Latif, Lahore: its history, architectural remains and antiquities (Lahore, 1892), p.134: ''On the road to Shalimar, rather more than halfway on the left, is the gateway to Gulabi Bagh, or the Garden of Rosewater. The garden no longer exists, but the splendid arched entrance of glazed tiles still stands. The picturesque gateway is remarkable for the profusion and excellence of its colored pottery and enamelled frescoes, which are as vivid, and the decorations as perfect, as when they were made...''

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