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Tombs, Beejapore.

Tombs, Beejapore.

Photographer: Hinton, Henry

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 254/3(51)

Item number: 254351

Genre: Photograph

A photograph of the Jor Gumbad in Bijapur from the 'Vibart Collection of Views in South India' taken by Henry Hinten about 1860. 'The Jor Gumbaz, another late Adil Shahi mounment at Bijapur, comprises a pair of tombs of similar shape and size housing the remains of commander Khan Muhammad [in foreground] and his spiritual advisor, Abdul Razzak Qadiri. Both buildings are octagonal, with tall elegant facades capped with cornices on brackets and corner finials with domical tops. Three-quarter spherical domes have prominent petalled flutings at their base'.

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