Details
Image number
BL67645
Title
Foster 94 (88) Aurangzeb's Mosque on the River Ganges, Palace of Raja Abal, Benares, 1781
Artist
Hodges, William (1744-97) / English
Location
British Library, London, UK
Medium
oil on canvas
Date
1781 (C18th)
Dimensions
68.58x91.4 cms
Description
Armed guards protected the mosque as it was created from parts of a Hindu temple that Aurangzeb destroyed at the site in 1669
Photo credit
© British Library Board. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
/ strict islam / indian / varanasi new name / mughal ruler / old temple was kashi vishvanath / muslim / moghul / 1618-1707 / Painting / Mzpainting
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Large 5729 × 4265 px 485 × 361 mm 16 MB
Medium 1024 × 763 px 87 × 65 mm 1 MB
Small 600 × 447 px 51 × 38 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
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