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HISTORY OF MUGHAL ARCHITECTURE
(VOL – III)
PROF. R. NATH

The Transitional Phase of Colour and Design,
Jehangir, 1605-1627

Pp. 654, Halftone Plates 315, Line illustrations 93, Colour 48

This volume of series ‘History of Mughal Architecture’ studies such aspects of the Architecture of Jehangir’s age (1605-27) as Public Works, Garden and Garden Pavilions, Palatial Mansions and Shikargahs and Tombs. It covers 43 Monuments, extending from Kabul to Allahabad, and Kashmir to Burhanpur.

Chapters :

1. Personality of Jehangir – His interests, Engagements and Pastimes -
Harem, Nur Jehan and Anarkali, Shikar, Mina Bazar, Religious views,
Circumcision, Mansabdari, Coinage
2. Public Works (Roads and Sarais) – Battis Khambha, Arab Sarai, Nur
Mahal, Caravan Sarai Lahore, Guru-ka-tal, Barahpula, Salimgarh,
Nurabad Bridge
3. Garden and Garden Pavilions – Tomb Gardens, Palace Gardens, Plain
Gardens, Agra, Lahore, Burhanpur, Ahmedabad, Kairana, Sirhind, Kabul
and Kashmir
4. Palatial Mansions and Shikargahs (Hunting Lodges)- Palace in Agra
Fort, Ajmer, Badshahi Mahal Pushkar, Lahore Fort, Allahabad Fort,
Mandu Fort, Kashmir, Bairath, Rupbas
5. Picture Wall of the Lahore Fort (1612-19) – Scale, Chronology,
Scheme, Subjects, Inspiration from Painting, Aesthetic Appraisal
6. Tombs – Domeless- Tomb of Shah Begum , Tomb of Akbar, Mariam-
uz-Zamani, Itibar Khan, Itimad-ud-Daulah, Aziz Koka, Jehangir’s
Tomb, Tomb of Nur Jehan; Domed Tombs – Khusrau Bagh, Abdur
Rahim Khan-i-Khanan etc
7. Epilogue : An Estimate of the Architectural Style of Jehangir’s Age

 

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