Mystery of Italian ‘designer’ hanged in Lahore
By Majid Sheikh
Dawn Newspaper | 10th April, 2011
In the small ancient Christian graveyard behind the famous Ewing Hall at Nila Gumbad, where also lie buried many European indigo planters of the Mughal era, is a lonely grave to one side. T...
The Taj Mahal of Agra that has been illuminating heavenly for the past three centuries and more, and attracting and inspiring millions of people from across the world. It was built up by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who wanted his beloved wife to be rememb...
Though the Taj Mahal is considered to be the zenith of Mughal architecture, the identity of its architect remains a mystery, in part perhaps because Shah Jahan seems to have played such an active role in its design. In his obsessive drive for perfection, he may ...
Gateway to the Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Coloured aquatint by Thomas Daniell, 1796.
By: Thomas Daniell
Published: Published as the act directs for Tho[ma]s Daniell by Rob[er]t Bowyer,London (Historic Gallery Pall Mall) : July 1796
Portrait of the emperor Shahjahan and his court, showing the emperor on a balcony, fanned by attendants standing on gilded elephants.
Watercolour and gilt on paper
Artist: Muhammad Ikhlas i Abid
By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of ...