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Interior of Pearl Mosque
Place of Origin: India, Delhi
Date: approx. 1885-1920
Materials: Gelatin silver print, printing-out process
Dimensions: H. 7 5/16 in x W. 9 3/4 in, H. 18.6 cm x W. 24.8 cm
Credit Line: From the Collection of William K. Ehrenfeld, M.D.
Department: South Asian Art
Collection: Photography
Object Number: 2005.64.651
On Display: No

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Label: This photograph shows the interior of the Pearl Mosque, inside the Agra fort. The fort was built by the Emperor Akbar (ruled 1556–1605) between 1565 and 1579, of red sandstone. The Moti Masjid, or Pearl Mosque, topped with three bulbous domes, has long been considered one of the gems inside the fort complex. It was built between 1648 and 1655 during the reign of Akbar's grandson, Shah Jahan.

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Exhibition History: Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)
Label: This photograph shows the interior of the Pearl Mosque, inside the Agra fort. The fort was built by the Emperor Akbar (ruled 1556–1605) between 1565 and 1579, of red sandstone. The Moti Masjid, or Pearl Mosque, topped with three bulbous domes, has long been considered one of the gems inside the fort complex. It was built between 1648 and 1655 during the reign of Akbar's grandson, Shah Jahan.
Exhibition History: Arts of the Islamic World from Turkey to Indonesia (Tateuchi Gallery, September 5, 2008 - March 1, 2009)
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