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The Upar-Kote Gate from the East [Junagadh]

The Upar-Kote Gate from the East [Junagadh]

Photographer: Solankee Studio

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1900

Shelfmark: Photo 430/38(15)

Item number: 4303815

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Presented with feelings of friendship and sincere admiration to Lord Curzon of Kedleston, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, by H.H. Rasulkhanji, Navab Junagadha. 1900', of an eastern view of the Upar-Kote gate, Gujarat, taken by the Solankee Studio, Rajkot, in c.1900. Junagadh was the capital of Gujarat under the Kshatrapa rulers between the 2nd and the 4th Centuries. The Uparkot was the citadel of the old city and a stronghold of the Maurya and Gupta empires. This view shows the approah through three gateways of solid rock with massive walls.

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