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Jantar Mantar: RamaYantra: middle distant view from southeast

Title: Jantar Mantar: RamaYantra

Other title: Jaipur observatory; Jantar Mantar (Jaipur, India); Ram Yantra

Date: 1727(begun) 1734 (finished) 1891 (repaired)

Current location: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Description of work: Jantar Mantar is an astronomical observatory built by Jai Singh II, Maharaja of Jaipur, 1686-1743.

Description of view: Two small spherical structures on either side of the walkway in the foreground, with two larger spherical structures (Rama Yantra) in the background.

Work type: Architecture and Landscape

Style of work: Asian: South Asian: Indian: Rajput

Culture: Indian

Materials/Techniques: Stone

Source: Pisciotta, Henry (copyright Henry Pisciotta)

Date photographed: 11/7/2008

Resource type: Image

File format: JPEG

Image size: 2304H X 3072W pixels

Permitted uses: This image is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. Other uses are not permitted. For additional details see: alias.libraries.psu.edu/vius/copyright/publicrightsarch.htm

Collection: Worldwide Building and Landscape Pictures

Filename: WB2008-0895 Jantar Mantar.jpg

Record ID: WB2008-0895

Sub collection: parks

Copyight holder: Copyright Henry Pisciotta

 

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Taken on November 7, 2008