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Mosque near the Judge's Court, Medinipur.

Mosque near the Judge's Court, Medinipur.

Photographer: Campbell, Walter

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1869

Shelfmark: Photo 1000/33(3429)

Item number: 1000333429

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of a mosque at Midnapur, Bengal was taken by Walter Campbell c.1869 and is part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections (India Office Series). This is a general view from the exterior of the mosque, the entrance gateway is on the left, with the main mosque building, a small, triple-domed structure, on the right. The mosque can be dated stylistically to the nineteenth century, and combines European and local influences in its use of engaged columns and arched doorways with three high domes topped with finials.

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