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Jasmine Tower of the Zenana, Agra 
[Views of Agra] 
1876 
  
Albumen print 
27.2 x 20.4 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2702027 
  
 
LL/93433 
  
Photograph of the tower which seems to be octagonal. Main part of photograph is occupied by a colonnaded balcony. The balcony has a fretwork wall, and a canopy above. Foliage scrolling decorates the top of the columns. This is properly known as the Musamman Burj also known as the Saman Burj or the Shah-burj, standing close to the Shah Jahan's private hall Diwan-e-Khas in Agra Fort.
 
Albert Edward, PoW. Souvenir of Agra, January 1876
 
Album presented to King Edward VII when Prince of Wales by Lady Katherine Strachey, wife of the Governor of the North West Provinces, India 
 

 
  
 
  
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