Three-quarter view of the main gateway to the Taj Mahal, an ornate stone building topped with chattris, or decorative domed pavilions, and several arched openings. The structure faces an open space, where two men can be seen in the foreground and a seated group of people toward center right.


  • Title: Agra; The Gate of the Taj
  • Creator: Samuel Bourne
  • Date Created: about 1865
  • Location Created: Agra, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 21.7 × 28.2 cm (8 9/16 × 11 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1228.96
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Samuel Bourne (English, 1834 - 1912)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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