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Zenut-ool Musjeed, Delhi.

Zenut-ool Musjeed, Delhi.

Photographer: Murray, John

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 52/(20)

Item number: 5220

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Zinat-ul Masjid in Delhi from 'Murray Collection: Views in Delhi, Cawnpore, Allahabad and Benares' taken by Dr. John Murray in 1858 after the Uprising of 1857. The Zinat-ul Masjid is located on the north-eastern side of the Red Fort's palace constructed by Shah Jahan (r. 1627-1658) for his new city Shahjahanabad. Zinat-ul Masjid was built by a daughter of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb (r.1658-1707) in 1707.

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