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Agra - The Fort, Exterior of the Zanana. c1865
Agra - The Taj from the Corner of the Quadrangle. c1865Delhi - Marble Screen in the Sumion Burj, Queen's Bath,
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Mar 31, 2018 10:00 PM UTC

Original Photographs of Islamic Architecture

Original 19th century photographs of Islamic Architecture. The Mughal Empire, an Islamic empire that lasted on the Indian sub-conintent from 1526 to 1764 left a mark on Indian architecture that was a mix of Islamic, Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Central Asian and native Indian architecture. A major aspect of Mughal architecture is the symmetrical nature of buildings and courtyards. Akbar, who ruled in the 16th century, made major contributions to Mughal architecture.