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Mir Alum Tank, 1902-03.

Mir Alum Tank, 1902-03.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1902

Shelfmark: Photo 752/5(23)

Item number: 752523

Length: 20.8

Width: 28

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Mir Alam Tank, Hyderabad, from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of Indian views taken in c.1902-03. The Mir Alam Tank was built by French engineers and named after Mir Alam, the prime minister of the Nizam of Hyderabad from 1804-1808. It shows impressive engineering with 21 arches holding over 20.7 square km (8 square miles) of water.

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