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The Fortress

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Title: The Fortress
Author(s): Frederic, Louis
Photographer: Arthur Llewellyn Basham
Keywords: Mughal Architecture-- Agra-- Agra Fort and Moti Masjid;architecture
Series/Report no.: Basham Collection
Description: Akbar built this fortress with its approximately semi-circular outline, along the Jumna river, not only for the defence of the town but also to live in. It has nearly 1000 yards of walls, is 70 feet high and is built from well-dressed stone blocks
it has a profusion of towers. It is surrounded by a wide moat which draws its water from the river.
Other Identifiers: ANUA 682-2564


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