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20 IN BRITISH HANDS The encounter between the British and the Taj Mahal is
one of the most captivating chapters in the history of architectural reception.2' In
the end, the British East India Company was most instrumental in carrying out ...
Both the 'natives' and sensitive British visitors like Fanny Parks took offence that
the Europeans had 'the [military] band to play on the marble terrace, and dance
quadrilles in front of the tomb', flirted 'beneath the shade of the cypresses', ...
98 After Lord Lake took Agra in 1803, the mausoleum became the focus of
selective preservation of Indian monuments by the British. The Court of Directors
of the East India Company had a guarded attitude towards such expenses: only a
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The complete Taj Mahal: and the riverfront gardens of AgraUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Although the Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, until now there has been no full examination of its architecture in book form. Art historian Koch-the first Western scholar ... Read full review
Mughal Agra a riverfront garden city
The riverfront garden city
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