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Portions of Tombs, Hyderabad

Object Details

Title:

Portions of Tombs, Hyderabad

Artist/Maker:

Willoughby Wallace Hooper (English, 1837 - 1912)

Culture:

English

Place:

Hyderabad, India (Place Created)

Date:

about 1870

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.823.6.72

Dimensions:

22 × 19.4 cm (8 11/16 × 7 5/8 in.)

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Object Description

View of a section of the Paigah Tombs complex, with two adjoining pavilions. Each pavilion has scalloped arches and topped with a number of ornately decorated bulbous structures. A native man dressed in military uniform stands next to one of the pavilion's pillars.