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Mausoleum of Ibrahim Husain Khan, Bhagalpur

Mausoleum of Ibrahim Husain Khan, Bhagalpur

Photographer: Garrick, Henry Baily Wade

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(8)

Item number: 10038

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Mausoleum of Ibrahim Husain Khan at Bhagalpur in Bihar, taken by Henry Baily Wade Garrick in the 1880s. The List of Ancient Monuments in Bengal (1896), pp 422-23,describes the Mausoleum as "a very pretty monument...In good condition" which was "repaired in 1845 by the Magistrate of Bhagalpur." The tomb is rectangular in plan with a central pointed dome surrounded by four domed kiosks or 'chhatris'. There are decorative finials on the roof at each of the four corners and a monumental gateway to the south.

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