*"The Western Entrance of Shere Sha's Fort," an aquatint by Thomas Daniell, c.1796* (BL)

*The Purana Qila from the north, with Humayun's tomb beyond, a watercolor by Sita Ram, c.1814-15* (BL)

"Western entrance to Shere Shah's fort, Delhi," from the Illustrated London News, 1857

Source: ebay, Sept. 2009

*The Purana Qila, Delhi, a drawing by Sir James Abbot, 1858* (BL) [*Abbot 1858*]

A photo by Samuel Bourne, 1860's, reissued by Bourne & Shepherd in the 1880's

Source: ebay, Nov. 2009

The Purana Qila, Humayun and Sher Shah's joint project, an albumen photo c.1880

Source: ebay, Mar. 2004

*Another gate, in a photo from the late 1800's*

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006

A photo, c.1900; and *a postcard view, early 1900's, slightly closer*

Source: ebay, Dec. 2007

*A photo from 1937*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2007

*"The main gate in the north wall," a photo from c. the 1950's*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

The same scene as it looks today

Source: http://www.vaisnava.cz/clanek_en.php3?no=145
(downloaded Nov. 2004)

*The Archaeological Society's information tablet*

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tkennedy/83897413/
(downloaded Nov. 2006)

A closer look at the great gate

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/5024/sort/1/cat/all/page/5
(downloaded Feb. 2005)

A view from inside the Purana Qila

Source: www.cmp.caltech.edu/. ../PQfort_1.html
(downloaded Nov. 2004)

The main gate in the north wall, in a modern visitor's view

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/10613
(downloaded Mar. 2006)

*Another, very ruined, gate*

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anaranar/210091473/
(downloaded Nov. 2006)

*One more view of the ruined walls*

Source: http://img105.exs.cx/img105/3373/IMGP0459.jpg
(downloaded Sept. 2005)

The Purana Qila also contains a small octagonal pavilion popularly called the Sher Mandal, said to have been the place on the stairs of which Humayun fell to his death

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tkennedy/83898149/
(downloaded Nov. 2006)

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