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Akbar's Tomb, South Front from East Side of Courtyard with Two Figures

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John Murray learned photography in 1849 while he was stationed near the Taj Mahal with the army medical service of the East India Company, and he became an expert in the paper negative process. During his forty years in India, he traveled widely in the north to photograph the masterpieces of...

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Provenance

Sotheby's London, June 1999; Charles Isaacs 19th & 20th Century Photographic Masterworks, Malvern, PA; purchased December 1999.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

about 1858–62

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 36.7 x 47.0 cm (14 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1999.529

Medium or Technique

Photograph, waxed paper negative

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