View of the ruins of the Madrasa of Mahmud Gawan, a former college or university. The building retains its minaret-like tower and dome. A large tree grows in the center of the ruins, while a number of people can be seen standing in front it.


  • Title: Ruins of College at Beder
  • Creator: Lala Deen Dayal
  • Date Created: 1888
  • Location Created: Bidar, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 19.3 × 26 cm (7 5/8 × 10 1/4 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: 2008.78.56
  • Culture: Indian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift in memory of Marie McNabola and Irene Peters
  • Creator Display Name: Lala Deen Dayal (Indian, 1844 - 1905)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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