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" The throne itself was six feet " long by four foot broad ; it stood on six massive feet, " which with the body, were of solid gold, inlaid with " rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was surmounted " by a canopy of gold supported by twelve pillars, " all... "
From Hong-Kong to the Himalayas: Or, Three Thousand Miles Through India - Page 248
by Edward Warren Clark - 1880 - 368 pages
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The New Guide to Delhi

Alfred Frederick Pollock Harcourt - Delhi (India) - 1866 - 142 pages
...with the body, were of solid gold, " inlaid with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was sur" mounted by a canopy of gold supported by twelve pillars, "...the two peacocks stood the figure of a parrot of the ordi" nary size, said to have been carved out of a single eme" rald (?) On either side of the throne...
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

Joel Tyler Headley - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1879 - 599 pages
...solid gold inlaid with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy. On the other side of the throne stood umbrellas, one of the Oriental emblems of royalty. They were...
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Around the World with General Grant: A Narrative of the Visit of ..., Part 2

John Russell Young - Egypt - 1879
...solid gold inlaid with rubies, emeralds, and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy." " On the other side of the throne stood umbrellas, one of the Oriental emblems of royalty. They were...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - Voyages around the world - 1880 - 802 pages
...solid gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds, and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy." " On the other side of the throne stood umbrellas, one of the Oriental emblems of royalty. They were...
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Grant's Tour Around the World: With Incidents of His Journey Through England ...

J. F. Packard - 1880 - 877 pages
...solid gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds, and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy." " On the other side of the throne stood umbrellas, one of the Oriental emblems of royalty. They were...
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

L. T. Remlap - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 768 pages
...solid gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy. A visit to the Kutab tower was worthy of remembrance. This tower ranks among the wonders of India....
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The Life of General U. S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer - 1885 - 716 pages
...solid gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, uphold by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy. A visit to the Kutab tower was worthy of remembrance. This tower ranks among the wonders of India....
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The Life of General U.S. Grant: His Early Life, Military Achievements, and ...

Loomis T. Palmer, L. T. Remlap - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1885 - 768 pages
...solid gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. It was supported by a canopy of gold, upheld by twelve pillars, all richly emblazoned with costly...fringe of pearls ornamented the borders of the canopy. A visit to the Kutab tower was worthy of remembrance. This tower ranks among the wonders of India....
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The Heart of Asia: A History of Russian Turkestan and the Central Asian ...

Francis Henry Bennett Skrine, Sir Edward Denison Ross - Asia, Central - 1899 - 444 pages
...precious stones of appropriate colours as to represent life. The throne itself was six feet long by four broad ; it stood on six massive feet, which, with...of the canopy. Between the two peacocks stood the 6gure of a parrot of the ordinary size, said to have been carved out of a single emerald. On either...
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Cities of India

Sir George Forrest - India - 1903 - 350 pages
...precious stones of appropriate colours, as to represent life. The throne itself was six feet long by five feet broad ; it stood on six massive feet, which with...said to have been carved out of a single emerald." The peacock and parrot, Bernier states, were made " by a workman of astonishing powers, a Frenchman...
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