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Gateway of the Palace, Amber.

Photograph from an album of 80 albumen prints
taken by Eugene Clutterbuck Impey. Amber (or Amer) in Rajasthan,
founded by Mina tribesmen in the early 10th century, was taken by
the Kacchwaha Rajputs and became their seat and importantRajput
capital from 1150-1728. When Sawai Jai Singh II moved 11 kms away
to the newly founded city of Jaipur in 1728 it lost its importance
and became known more for …