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John Murray 
The Garden of the Tomb of Akbar the Great, Sikandra 
1853-1858 
  
Salted paper print 
36.3 x 46.6 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2701453 
  
 
LL/90986 
  
Photograph of the garden of the Tomb of Akbar the Great, Sikandra. In the foreground there are rows of fruit and vegetables. Behind there is a substantial well structure where there are a number of men gathered. There are trees behind.
 
This is one of a series of photographs of Agra by Dr John Murray which were published in a volume with accompanying captions by J Middleton. Murray was an East India Company doctor who used waxed-paper negatives to produce photographs of the Mughal architecture of Agra and the surrounding area. 
 

 
  
 
  
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