Delhi; The Kutub Minar, General View of the Arches

Samuel Bourneabout 1866

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the arches and ruins of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, brick structures with ornate carvings. The Iron Pillar can be seen in front of it, a slender pillar topped with a capital, next to which two native men are standing. A section of the arcades is also visible in the background. The structures are part of the Qutb Minar complex.


  • Title: Delhi; The Kutub Minar, General View of the Arches
  • Creator: Samuel Bourne
  • Date Created: about 1866
  • Location Created: Delhi, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 22 × 28.8 cm (8 11/16 × 11 5/16 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.889.3.22
  • 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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