General View from Fort Looking West

John Edward Saché1870–1873

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of a number of notable buildings around Lahore Fort, including the Samadhi of Ranjit Singh, an ornately designed mausoleum topped with a ribbed dome and finial, and the Badshahi Masjid, a large mosque with three domes. A man stands on a well in front of the mausoleum. Also visible are four minarets, each lacking a gallery at the top.


  • Title: General View from Fort Looking West
  • Creator: John Edward Saché
  • Date Created: 1870–1873
  • Location Created: Lahore, Pakistan
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.5 × 29 cm (9 1/4 × 11 7/16 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.872.9.38
  • Culture: Prussian or British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: John Edward Saché (Prussian or British, born Prussia, 1824 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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