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Base of the Kotab Minar, [Delhi].

Photograph of base of the Qutb Minar in Delhi
from the 'Earl of Jersey Collection' was taken by an unknown
photographer in the 1880s. One of the greatest monuments of Islamic
architecture in India, the minaret forms part of a complex
containing some of the earliest structures of Muslim rule in the
country. Standing 72.5 ms tall, it was built as a celebratory
victory tower accompanying the Quwwat-u…