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View of the Water Temple in the Gardens of Dil Gusha, or 'Expansion of the Heart' at Cambay

Plate seventy-eight from the third volume of
James Forbes'"Oriental Memoirs". On his return from his visit to
Ahmedabad in 1781, Forbes was invited to Dil Gusha, the Summer
Palace of the Nawab of Khambat(Cambay), and 'after a recreation in
the garden', the Nabob accompanied them to the roof of the pavilion
where music and dancing-girls awaited them. 'Fireworks on the canal
illuminated its fragrant…