Friday, August 29, 2014

Weir



Weir
Glasgow









Helsby y Ca
Artists Fotograficos
Valparaiso and Liverpool





Chute and Brooks



Chute and Brooks
Calle 25 de Mayo
300
Montevideo



Livernois



J. E. Livernois
Quebec




Richebourg



Richebourg
Photograhe
Quai de l'Horloge
Paris



Saturday, August 23, 2014

India



India 
photographer not known


Sikandra, Tomb of Mughal emperor Akbar (reigned 1556-1605). The construction was initiated by Akbar but completed by his son, then the emperor Jahangir, in 1613.


 
 Inside of the tomb of Mughal emperor Akbar showing the marble sarcophagus


Agra, Itimad-ud-Daulah, tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, Chief Minister of the Mughal emperor Jahangir, father of Nur Jahan; completed in 1626.


Taj Mahal
The white marble mausoleum located in Agra was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Construction began around 1632 and was completed around 1653.

 
  Agra, Taj Mahal



Agra, Jama Masjid, commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, (reigned 1628-1658), completed in 1648.


 
interior of the Taj Mahal



interior of the Taj Mahal








interior of the Taj Mahal




Detail of one of the walls.
 Agra, Itimad-ud-Daulah, tomb of Mirza Ghiyas Beg, Chief Minister of the Mughal emperor Jahangir, father of Nur Jahan; completed in 1626.



Jain Temple, Delhi


Jain Temple, Delhi




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