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Private house beside the Anar Sagar Lake, Ajmer. 10031545

Private house beside the Anar Sagar Lake, Ajmer. 10031545

Photographer: Baudesson, O.S.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Photo 1003/(1545)

Item number: 10031545

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a private house beside the Anar Sagar Lake in Ajmer, taken by O.S.Baudesson in the 1880s, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. This is a view of a private house seen from the garden, printed from a broken glass plate. Ajmer was the capital of the Chauhan Rajputs in the 12th century. The town of Ajmer lies at the foot of Taragarh Hill on the edge of the Ana Sagar, an artificial lake. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (r.1627-58) built a row of white marble pavilions on the embankment or bund of the lake.

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