Delhi; The Kutub Minar, Great Arch and Iron Pillar

Samuel Bourneabout 1866

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Three-quarter view of an ornately carved stone arch in ruins and a slender pillar topped with a decorated capital. Also visible are two men dressed in traditional garments, standing under the arch. The structures are part of the Qutb Minar complex.


  • Title: Delhi; The Kutub Minar, Great Arch and Iron Pillar
  • Creator: Samuel Bourne
  • Date Created: about 1866
  • Location Created: Delhi, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 23 × 29.2 cm (9 1/16 × 11 1/2 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.763.6.44
  • 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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