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Moti Masjid, Delhi, India, ca.1900-1929
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900/1929
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
For commercial reproduction please contact the National Library of Scotland by referring to . For access to the originals please e-mail
National Library of Scotland
National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Scotland, UK
The National Library of Scotland license the use of this content under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.
Exterior view of Moti Masjid, Pearl Mosque, showing part of the courtyard and three sets of steps leading up to three Persian styled archways. Three domes rise above the three sections of the Mosque. The building is constructed from white marble and built under the authority of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb between 1659-1660. ❧ The mosque is one of several buildings inside the Red Fort, at Delhi. The Fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and completed in 1648. ❧ This is one of a series of photographs contained in an album showing popular tourist attractions in India, the album was owned by an unknown Church of Scotland missionary who had probably taken the tour whilst working out in the region. Unfortunately there is very little information with the photographs as to there ownership or subject matter.
Photographic prints, 21.6 x 27.2 cm.
Architectural drawings
Buildings (structures)
Time Period
circa 1900/1929
Delhi territory
Delhi metropolitan area
Acc.7548/F/5 [Reference number]
NLS DOD ID: 75646357 [File]
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from India, ca.1900-1929
Photographs from Scottish Missions, the National Library of Scotland

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