Colonial Architecture Project

Photos of European colonial architecture around the world

by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Agra, Bagh-i Nur Afshan

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ca. 1613-20. This Mughal garden pavilion still has traces of European-style paintings copied from originals brought to the court of Emperor Jahangir by Portuguese Jesuits.

Gauvin Alexander Bailey
gardens, Mughal, pavilion
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