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Larkhana, Shikarpur District, Sindh. Tomb of Shah Baharo

Larkhana, Shikarpur District, Sindh. Tomb of Shah Baharo

Photographer: Cousens, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1896

Shelfmark: Photo 1009/4(1493)

Item number: 1493

Length: 20.8

Width: 27.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Tomb of Shah Baharo at Larkhana in the Shikarpur District of Sindh in Pakistan, taken by Henry Cousens in 1896-7. This is a general view of the tomb, partially obscured by trees in the foreground. Cousens wrote in the Progress Report of the Archaeological Survey of Western India, 1897, "It is of very little account save for a very well carved door and an ornamental lantern which surmounts its dome. The [octagonal] lantern is a peculiar and pleasing feature, but is rare, being only found in this part of Sind so far as the Bombay Presidency is concerned..."

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