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General view of Rani Sipri's Tomb, Ahmadabad 1755

General view of Rani Sipri's Tomb, Ahmadabad 1755

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/17(1755)

Item number: 1755

Length: 21.6

Width: 26.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Rani Sipri's Tomb at Ahmadabad in Gujarat, taken by Henry Cousens in the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India. This tomb lies to the north-east of the mosque. It comprises a square of twenty columns enclosing another of twelve. A perforated screen, resting on a low wall between the outer pillars, encloses the entire tomb. Around the corners of the building is a carved stone rail, up to the height of the pillar bases, with a cornice that curves outwards.

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