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Ruins of Gaur.

Ruins of Gaur.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 125/1(105)

Item number: 1251105

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of ruins of Gaur. This photograph shows the tomb of Fateh Khan, a 17th century nobleman who was associated with the Mughal Emperor Shah Shuja. The tomb is interesting architecturally as, according to Asher it appears to be the first example of a Mughal structure with this type of sloped bangala roof in Bengal.

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