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Hindu colonnade adapted by the Kotab Mosque, [Delhi].

Photograph of the colonade from the
Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque from the 'Earl of Jersey Collection' was
taken by an unknown photographer in the 1880s. The Qutub Minar
complex was initiated by Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the founder of the
Slave Dynasty in Delhi (1206-90), to celebrate the onset of Islamic
rule in India in 1192. The Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque contained within
the complex is one of the earliest ext…