Red Fort, Diwan-i-Am

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Title

Red Fort, Diwan-i-Am
Hall of Audience

Agent

Ustad Ahmad Lahauri (Indian architect, ca.1580-1649)

Location

Delhi, Delhi, India
28.656°N 77.241°E

Date

1639-1648 (first building phase)
17th century

Style Period

Mughal

Cultural Context

Indian

Worktype

fortresses
forts

Material

Red sandstone

Subject

Architecture and City Planning

Description

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The Red Fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums. In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, it was the ceremonial and political centre of Mughal government and the setting for events critically impacting the region.

Rights

© Saif Haq
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ID

Haq0335

Source

Saif Haq

Collection

Citation

Lahauri, Ustad Ahmad, Red Fort, Diwan-i-Am, 1639-1648 (first building phase), Delhi, Delhi, India, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Saif Haq. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/18264.

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