Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

HomeContentsVisual indexesBourne & Shepherd

 
  
Standard
  
  
Bourne & Shepherd 
The Taj Mahal, Agra 
[Bourne and Shepherd's Royal Photographic Album of Scenes and Personages connected with H.R.H. the Prince of Wales' Tour in India 1876] 
1875-1876 
  
Albumen print 
10.1 x 8.5 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2114156 
  
 
LL/93497 
  
Photograph of the Taj Mahal. The building is in the Mughal architectural style and has a series of arched recesses and a large central dome surrounded by four smaller domes. There is a minaret at each corner of a low surrounding wall. A smaller building with a similar design can be seen behind. The river in the foreground has a narrow shore and a small stone dock with steps leading into the river.
 
This is one of a series of photographs from a published volume documenting the tour the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, made of India in 1875-76. Included in the volume are a number of photographs of notable sites visited by the Prince.
 
Presented to Alexandra, Princess of Wales by her husband the Prince of Wales at Christmas 1876 
 

 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint