This photograph of the Nautch Bungalow at the Shalimar garden in Kashmir was taken by Burke and Baker in the late 19th century.
Mughal king, Jahangir (r. 1605-1627) built the Nautch Bungalow for his beloved wife Nur Jahan in 1616. The garden is one of the few surviving Mughal gardens, based on the Persian ‘charbagh’ style.
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TitleThe Nautch Bungalow, Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar
PhotographerJohn Burke and William Baker
DimensionsH: 23.9 cm x W: 28.5 cm
Accession No.2016.59.55 (b)