"The Fortress of Selim Ghur, and the Imperial Palace, Delhi," from the 'Saturday Magazine', 1837

Source: ebay, Oct. 2010




"The fort of Selimghur, Delhi," from the Illustrated Times, 1857

Source: ebay, Apr. 2010


A view from 1857: the walls of "Salimgarh," the riverside fortress built by Salim (or Islam) Shah, just to the north of what later became the Red Fort

Source: *a map from the Illustrated London News, Jan. 16, 1858*


"New Delhi" (Shajahanabad) shown amidst the ruins of previous "Old Delhi" cities (James S. Virtue and Co., London, 1858), with Salimgarh prominent in the foreground

Source: ebay, Sept. 2005



*"Delhi after the siege--from the Selimghur, looking down the Jumna," from the Illustrated London News, 1858*

Source: ebay, Apr. 2011

*The Palace and Selimgurh, from the Jumna, Delhi; a photo by Eugene Clutterbuck Impey, c.1860* (BL); [*Impey 1860*]



*"Bridge between the Palace and Salimghur, Delhi," from 'The Gallery of Geography' by Thomas Milner, London, 1865*

Source: ebay, Oct. 2010


*General view of the uncompleted tomb of Islam Shah (commonly known as Salim Shah), Sasaram; a photo by Joseph David Beglar, 1870's* (BL)


One of the surviving bits of Salimgarh today

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anuradhagoyal/4097751422/in/set-72157622757949326/
(downloaded Apr. 2010)


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