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Street view and Palace at Bundi

Street view and Palace at Bundi

Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1872

Shelfmark: Photo 970/(24)

Item number: 97024

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Bundi from James Burgess' 'Photographs of Architecture and Scenery in Gujarat and Rajputana' taken by Colin Murray in c.1872. Bundi was founded in 1341 by Rao Deva of the Hara Chauhan Rajput clan. This walled town is surrounded on three sides by the Aravalli hills. This is a view looking along the main street towards the Palace and Fort of Bundi. ''The principal bazaar is a very picturesque street, and leads directly to the palace gate. The view embraces a part of this street and a portion of the palace, but the latter is better seen from other points, whence it appears lying higher up on the hill...''

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