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Gateway of Peshwa's Palace and Fruit Market, Poona.

This print, taken by an unknown photographer in
the 1860s, shows the gateway to Peshwar's Palace and fruit market
outside at Pune. Built in 1736 by Baji Rao, the Shanwar Wada or
Saturday Palace served as an imposing residence for the Peshwa,
with guesthouses, gardens and fountains until it was gutted by fire
on several occasions in 1791, 1812 and 1828. The Delhi Gate formed
the principal entrance …