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Entrance View of the Taj
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Felice Beato, photographer; Henry Hering, printer
British, negative 1859; print 1862
Albumen silver print
10 x 12 1/8 in.
84.XO.421.61

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Beato took many views of the Taj Mahal, an iconic monument in India. Dating from the mid-seventeenth century the mausoleum built by the ruler Shah Jahan to honor his late wife is regarded as one of the best examples of the architecture of the Mughal period (1526-1858).