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[Building in Sardar Bag, Junagadh.]

[Building in Sardar Bag, Junagadh.]

Photographer: Nelson, F.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 2/6(65)

Item number: 2665

Length: 23.7

Width: 29.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a building in the Sardar Bagh at Junagadh in Gujarat, taken by the travelling commercial photographer F. Nelson in the 1890s from the Lee-Warner Collection: 'Photographs of Junagadh'. The creation of the Sardar Bagh is attributed to Sardarkhan, Foujdar of Sorath, in 1681. It was later enlarged by Nawab Mahabat Khan II (r.1851-1882). During his reign the city was developed and improved with a series of new palaces, public buildings and parks. This is a view of an Anglo-Indian style building in the garden, called a bungalow in the caption, with a baradari, a square pavilion, overlooking a pool in the foreground.

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