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Tombs about the Kootub, [Delhi].

Tombs about the Kootub, [Delhi].

Photographer: Tytler, Robert and Harriet

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 193/(17)

Item number: 19317

Genre: Photograph

Part of a portfolio of photographs taken in 1858 by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet, at Delhi, Lucknow and Cawnpore in the aftermath of the Uprising of 1857. This is a view of the the tomb of the sufi saint Imam Muhammad Ali, known as Imam Zamin. He was a resident of Turkestan and came to India in around 1500 during the reign of Sikandar Lodhi (r.1489-1517). He built his own tomb in the Quwwat ul Islam complex and was buried in it in 1538.

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