[Original caption] The Taj, Agra. The beautiful gardens in which this exquisite mausoleum stands are laid out in formal style.
[Original caption] Entrance to the Taj, Agra. - This superb gateway of red sandstone was built in 1648 A.D. and it is a worthy pendant to the Taj itself.
[Original caption] Entrance to Akbar's Tomb, Agra. The Mausoleum of the Emperor Akbar who reigned 1488-1518 A.D. is some distance from the cantonment at Agra. On the way to it is a sculptured horse to commemorate a favourite of the Emperor.
A portrait of a woman in a photographer's studio where the fine detail of her garment and the cane work she is resting her arm on almost overwhelm the sitter. There is also detail in the background, and even the carpet is full of patter. K.
[Original caption] Interior of Taj, Agra. One of the most graceful and most impressive sepulchres in the world.
[Original caption] Was an Wazir of the Emperor Jahangir. This Building built during the reign of Jahangir in 1628 A.D. [end]
Itmad-uud-Doula was a member of a ruling group that included Nur Jahan, Emperor Jehanghir's wife, courtier Asaf Khan and
Grand Review of Troops held before the Amir of Afghanistan Habibullah Khan at Agra in January 1907 when he was invested by Lord Minto with the Order of the Bath. A. Vivian Mansell & Co. were one of Britain's most high-end postcard publishers.
[Original caption] The Taj from across the river. One must cross the river to see the beautiful view of the Imperial Mausoleum balanced by the Mosque and Hall of red sandstone which set it off.
[Original] The Taj Mahal - A dream of Oriental spendour, fashioned as the last resting place for the "Exalted One of the Palace," the wife of Shah Jehan. "If there is heaven on earth it is this, it is this." [end]
From the very first Tuck's Agra