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General view of Water Pavilions at Kumatgi, near Bijapur

General view of Water Pavilions at Kumatgi, near Bijapur

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1861)

Item number: 10031861

Length: 195

Width: 266

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a Water Pavilions at Kumatgi near Bijapur from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections taken by Henry Cousens in the 1880s. Kumatgi, 16 km east of Bijapur was a pleasure resort with a number of pavilions, tanks and cisterns overlooking a large lake. Around these pavilions there are elaborate waterworks and sparkling fountains which made this place a favourite of the Bijapur sovereigns during the dry season.

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