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General view of Rani Sipri's Mosque, Ahmadabad 10031690

General view of Rani Sipri's Mosque, Ahmadabad 10031690

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1690)

Item number: 10031690

Genre: Photograph

Photograph taken in the 1880s by Henry Cousens of Rani Sipri's Mosque in the city of Ahmadabad in Gujarat, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This small mosque, built in 1514, is also known as Masjid-i-Nagira or Jewel of a Mosque due to its elegant design. It has two bays, an open facade and a crenellated balustrade over the cornice. Stone tracery covers the minarets and projecting windows.

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