Lahore. Shalimar Garden.

Lahore. Shalimar Garden.

ca. 1905
Publisher No.: 
8965
13.90x
8.70cm

[Original caption] Shalimar Garden, Lahore. These gardens were laid out in 1637 by order of Shah Jehan. They are divided into three parts on different levels. The whole extent is about three parts on different levels. The whole extent is about 80 acres and with its tanks and fountains and flower beds it is a very pretty place. [end]

Not even 19 kilometers from the border with India at Wagah today.