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" ' so called from its having the figures of two peacocks standing behind it, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colours as to represent life. "
From Hong-Kong to the Himalayas: Or, Three Thousand Miles Through India - Page 247
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
...Throne, so called " from its having the figures of two peacocks standing be" hind it, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid " with sapphires,...pearls and other precious " stones of appropriate colours as to represent life. The " throne itself was six feet long by four feet broad ; it stood "...
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Through and Through the Tropics: Thirty Thousand Miles of Travel in Oceanica ...

Frank Vincent - Australia - 1876 - 304 pages
...having the figures of two peacocks standing behind it with expanded, tails, which were so spangled with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other...represent life. The throne itself was six feet long and four wide. It stood on six massive feet, which, as well as the body, were of solid gold, inlaid...
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

Joel Tyler Headley - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1879 - 599 pages
...have cost $30,000,000. Mr. Beresford, in his book on Delhi, says it was called the Peacock Throne " from its having the figures of two peacocks standing...represent life. The throne itself was six feet long byfour feet broad. It stood on six massive feet, which, with the body, were of solid gold inlaid with...
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A Journey Round the World in the Years 1875-1876-1877

John Henry Gray - Voyages and travels - 1879 - 612 pages
...melted it, the value of the same being estimated at 170,000."— Harcourt. it,, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid with sapphires,...emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colours, as to represent life. The throne itself was six feet long by four feet broad ; it stood on...
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Round the World in Six Months

Edward Smith Bridges - Voyages around the world - 1879 - 299 pages
...fairy-tale. " The Peacock Throne had the figures of two peacocks standing behind it, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid with sapphires,...emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colours as to represent life. The throne itself was 6 ft. long by 4 ft. broad. It stood on six massive...
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Invasions of India from Central Asia

India - 1879 - 344 pages
...overlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, and other precious stones, as to represent the colours of life. The throne itself was six feet long by four feet broad, and it stood on six massive feet, which, with the body, were of pure gold, inlaid with rubies, emeralds,...
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Through and Through the Tropics: 30,000 Miles of Travel in Polynesia ...

Frank Vincent - Hawaii - 1882 - 304 pages
...its having the figures of two peacocks standing behind it with expanded tails, which were so spangled with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other...represent life. The throne itself was six feet long and four wide. It stood on six massive feet, which, as well as the body, were of solid gold, inlaid...
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Handbook of the Bengal Presidency: With an Account of Calcutta City ...

John Murray (Firm), Edward Backhouse Eastwick - Bengal (India) - 1882 - 396 pages
...Throne, so called from its having the figures of two peacocks standing behind it, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid with sapphires,...emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate colours, as to represent life. The throne itself was six feet long by four feet broad ; it stood on...
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A Tour Around the World

George Edward Raum - Voyages around the world - 1885 - 430 pages
...its four peacocks, two above and one on each side, with expanded tails, which with their bodies were so inlaid with sapphires, rubies, emeralds, pearls, and other precious stones of appropriate color, as to impart a wonderful resemblance to the real bird. The throne itself was an oblong platform...
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American Notes and Queries, Volume 1

William Shepard Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - Literature - 1888
...so called from its having the figures of 244 245 two peacocks standing behind it, their tails being expanded, and the whole so inlaid with sapphires,...life. The throne itself was six feet long by four feet wide ; it stood on six massive feet, which, with the body, were of solid gold inlaid with rubies, emeralds...
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