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Image number: S0002438

The Taj Mahal at Agra in Uttar Pradesh - North India

Artist / photographer: C.G.. Rawling
Date: 1903 - 1905
Caption: The 'Taj Mahal' is situated in the northern city of Agra. Emperor Shah Jahan began construction of this Mughal mausoleum in 1631 as a tribute to his second wife Mumtaz Mahal who had died in childbirth that year. The building work was complete in 1653.

Country: India

World region: Asia
Theme category: Art & Architecture

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: BUILDINGS: TOMBS, mausoleum, taj mahal, arch, architecture, column, courtyard, dome, doorway, entrance, façade, platform, porch, minaret, GARDENS, fountain, landmark, distant, view, beautiful, elegant, romantic, spectacular, ornate, decorative
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