Mausoleum of Begum Sahib, Bijapur
|Artist/Photographer||Biggs, Thomas (b. 1822, fl. 1855-1866) | Loch, William (1818-1860)|
|Subject||Mausoleums ; Domes|
SOURCE: Architecture at Beejapoor, an ancient Mahometan capital in the Bombay Presidency photographed from drawings made by P.D. Hart ... [et al.] ; with an historical and descriptive memoir by Meadows Taylor ... and architectural notes by James Fergusson (London, 1886) NOTES: 'This elegant building stands alone among the tamarind trees to the south of the citadel, which was known as the royal deer park, and is generally believed to be the mausoleum of Booboojee Khanaum, or Begum Sahib, the wife of Yoosuf Adil Shah, and first Queen of Beejapoor, though there does not seem to be any real ground for the tradition...'
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