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Futtehpore Sikri - View of the ruins from the top of the Dewan-i-Kass (Khas).

Albumen print. Mounted on a contemporary album leaf with titling in contemporary ink. Verso albumen print Circa 1870 titled ' Jeypore - the Jowrie Bazaar from Sanganger Gate'. 235mm x 190mm. (9.25 x 7.5ins). Circa 1870.

The city was founded by the emperor Akbar in 1571, becoming capital of his empire. In 1585, Akbar and his court moved away from his creation, never to return.

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