image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0
image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London | Licence: CC BY 4.0

Mausoleum of Makhdam Shah Daulat from the south east, Maner, Bihar.

Date

1 January 1787

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Description

Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1787.
The mausoleum is the subject of another, later, view by Thomas and William Daniell, published in their series Oriental scenery, I, with lettering "The Mausoleum of Mucdoom Shah Dowlut, at Moneah, on the River Soane". See Mildred Archer op. cit. Early views in India, Mildred Archer, London 1980, p.42. The Muslim saint, Makhdam Shah Daulat, had died in 1608 and was interred at Maner, a village near the junction of the rivers Son and Ganges, 25 miles (40km) west of Patna. His mausoleum was later erected by a disciple

Inscription: A view of the mosque, at Mounheer, from the s[outh] e[ast] ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

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Location

Tomb of Shah Daulat (Chotti Dargah), Maner Sharif, Bihar, India

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