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 Daulut at Maner, Bihar.

Date

January 1796

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Description

Coloured aquatint by Thomas Daniell, 1796.
There is another, earlier, view of the same subject by Willam Hodges in his series Select views in India with the lettering : "A view of a mosque, at Mounheer" ICV 51097 The Muslim saint, Makhdam Shah Daulut, 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. Archer op. cit.

Inscription: The mausoleum of Mucdoom Shah Dowlut, at Moneah, on the river Soane ; drawn and engraved by Thomas Daniell

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Location

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

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