*A tourist poster view, 1961*

Source: ebay, Jan. 2010

*A caption provided by the Archaeological Survey, describing the Qutb Minar*

Source: http://www.personal.dundee.ac.uk/~vkchandr/photos/india/india.htm
(downloaded Oct. 2005)

How the Qutb looms above its surroundings

Source: http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/museum1?museum=Qut&cd=8033-3191-4269&country=Inde&col=pays
[Qutb Minar, Section 1 (of one), page 1, image 8]
(downloaded April 2000)

A rare look at the very top of the Qutb

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/13963/cat/501
(downloaded Mar. 2007)

A look upward at the whole tower

Source: http://home.cwru.edu/~mxa112/indiaphoto04.htm
(downloaded Feb. 2006)

A different upward view

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/18310/limit/recent
(downloaded Feb. 2008)

*A HUGE upward-looking photo of the whole Qutb Minar*

Source: Courtesy of Prof. Barry Flood, NYU, Feb. 2008

A closeup of the Qutb's calligraphic detail

Source: http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/museum1?museum=Dehli&genre=Islam&cd=8033-3191-4272&country=Inde&col=pays
[Delhi, Quvvat ul-Islam images, section 1 (of one), page 6, image 2]
(downloaded April 2000)

Over time, the Qutb's decorative details-- some of them very Indic-- have acquired a wonderful multicolored patina

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/22119/limit/recent
(downloaded July 2008)

An even closer view of the Qutb's calligraphic detail

Source: http://www.bergerfoundation.ch/wat4/museum1?museum=Qut&cd=8033-3191-4269&country=Inde&col=pays
[Qutb, section 1 (of 1), page 2, image 4]
(downloaded Apr. 2004)

Another close-up view

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/40899/
(downloaded Apr. 2010)

*A HUGE closeup photo of the detail work on the Qutb Minar*

Source: Courtesy of Prof. Barry Flood, NYU, Feb. 2008

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