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This is the right half (to the west) of the north-facing facade of the Kanch Mahal (Glass Palace). The "glass" refers to the colourful tiles that constitute a frieze at the top of the structure. Immediately beneath, on each side of the entrance, and on the second floor, there is a superb jharokha. These are fitted with jalis (carved screens) that permit the inflow of air and mask the features of anyone looking out. On the first floor, there is a large arched window also screened by a jali. Decorative panels in red sandstone are framed in the buff-coloured sandstone. The whole dates from the early 17th century and comprises a striking example of Mughal domestic architecture.

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  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2011-03-05
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposition: f/3.2, 1/125 secondes
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  • Date Submitted: 2012-07-05 4:10
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