Blowing up of The Kashmiri Gate, Delhi, India, Siege of Delhi, Indian Rebellion of 1857
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Dimensions:3359 x 2472 px | 28.4 x 20.9 cm | 11.2 x 8.2 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:31 October 2017
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Original illustration from British Battles on Land and Sea circa 1880. 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