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Blowing up of The Kashmiri Gate, Delhi, India, 1857,

Blowing up of The Kashmiri Gate, Delhi, India, 1857, Stock Photo

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3581 x 4841 px | 30.3 x 41 cm | 11.9 x 16.1 inches | 300dpi

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7 July 2018

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llustration by Henry Marriot Paget (1857-1936) from Cassell's Century Edition History of England, pub circa 1901. Info from wiki: The Kashmere Gate or Kashmiri Gate is a gate located in Delhi, it is the northern gate to the historic walled city of Delhi. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the gate is so named because it used to start a road that led to Kashmir. Kashmere Gate was the scene of an important assault by the British Army during Indian rebellion of 1857, during which on the morning of September 14, 1857 the bridge and the left leaf of the Gate were destroyed using gunpowder, starting the final assault on the rebels towards the end of Siege of Delhi

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