"Citadel of Jaisulmer from the North," by A. H. E. Boileau (Oriental Litho Press, Calcutta, 1820's)

Source: ebay, Dec. 2004

"Jaisalmer," by M. F. Husain, 1964

Source: http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lfsearch/LotDescription.aspx?intObjectId=4876318
(downloaded Mar. 2007)

"Maqbool Fida Husain (B. 1915). Jaisalmer; signed and dated in Hindi and Urdu (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Jaisalmer Husain 1964 N.Y.3' (on the reverse); oil on canvas; 56 x 55 7/8 in. (142.2 x 141.9 cm.). Painted in 1964."

A modern visitor's photo shows the great size of the fort

Source: http://marcfin.free.fr/Inde/CitadelleJaisalmer.jpg
(downloaded Dec. 2004)

A slightly closer approach

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/alinicholas/2096834643/
(downloaded Dec. 2007)

Inside the fort

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kleinerfisch/16193732/
(downloaded Dec. 2007)

The fort contains seven medieval Jain temples, dedicated to important Tirthankaras

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/soulofindia/474743285/
(downloaded Dec. 2007)

The huge fort is partly in ruins, but still partly inhabited

Source: www.jeffmcneill.com/ travel/2001dec/jaisalmer.html
(downloaded Dec. 2004)

A small modern temple built in a field of ruins

Source: http://www.indiamike.com/photopost/showphoto.php/photo/16398
(downloaded Oct. 2007)

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