*The interior of the so-called Divan-i Khas in the palace at Fathpur Sikri; a watercolor by Sita Ram, c.1814-15* (BL)

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

Source: ebay, Oct. 2009

"Pillar in Akbar's Council-Chamber," an engraving from 1873

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007

*A very large scan of a photo of the throne from c.1880*

Source: http://www.art-antiques.ch/special%20exhibition/2004/india/press/
(downloaded Oct. 2005)

*Interior of the Diwan-i-Khas, showing the top of the great central column, Fatehpur Sikri, a photo by Edmund William Smith, 1893* (BL)

*A professional photo, 1910*

Source: ebay, Sept. 2011

A photogravure by Martin Hurlimann, 1928

Source: ebay, Nov. 2008

Akbar's elevated throne in the Divan-e Khas, seen from both below and above

Source: Courtesy of Prof. Frederick Asher, Univ. of Minnesota, Dec. 1999

A closer view

Source: http://www.pierluigisurace.it/imagerie/aatw0041.htm
(downloaded Nov. 2004)

The throne-pillar's very Indian floral motif designs

Source: http://members4.clubphoto.com/candy296599/India_2000_-_Agra_-_Fatehpur_Sikri/
(downloaded June 2001)

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