"Castle Tours: The Taj Mahal: VISIT INDIA"

Source: ebay, Apr. 2005


"Agra"

Source: ebay, July 2006





"India," a poster from the 1960's

Source: ebay, Aug. 2008


*The Taj as the supreme tourist attraction (lithograph c.1930)*

Source: http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/search/LotDetail.asp?sid=&intObjectID=4495514&SE=CMWCAT03+1230164+%2D676285062+&QR=M+1+0+Aqc0000900+1190027++Aqc0000900+&entry=india&SU=1&RQ=False&AN=1
(downloaded Apr. 2005)


Romantic viewers of the romantic view

Source: ebay, Nov. 2007





An idealized view, by Ken McNair

Source: ebay, Feb. 2013


 

In 1971, the Encyclopedia Britannica officially anointed the Taj as one of the "wonders of mankind"

Source: ebay, June 2007


How could there not be a stamp?

Source: ebay, Apr. 2006


The Taj as an embroidery motif

Source: ebay, May 2006


A more elaborate version

Source: ebay, Nov. 2006


And why not do the Taj in color?

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007





"Ballet dancers at Clarks Shiraz Hotel, performing story of the Taj Mahal," a wire service photo, 1967

Source: ebay, Nov. 2011

A touch of the macabre: Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal seem to contemplate her tomb (bazaar art, c.1980's)

Source: ebay, Oct. 2007


In silver filigree, 2.92" tall, from Rajasthan

Source: ebay, June 2007



*And for your hot dishes, why not a Taj Mahal trivet?*

Source: ebay, Feb. 2011




In mahogany, with inlays of bone, Calcutta, c. 1950's; *in black soapstone, with inlays of mother of pearl*; *in bas-relief wood carving*

Source: ebay, May 2010

Joan Steiner's irresistible miniature version, which has minars made of flutes and also gives new meaning to the phrase "onion dome" (photographed by FWP at Steiner's show in Albany, NY, July 2007; the flash reflection is not part of the work); click on the image for a very large photo


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