grand palanquin, meherangarh museum

Mahadol- The grand palanquin is an exquisite piece of art and of great historic significance. Maharaja Abhay Singh brought this magnificent palanquin to Jodhpur as war booty after defeating the governor of Gujarat Sarbuland Khan in 1730 AD. Mahadol is executed in the rich Gujarati tradition of carved and painted woodwork. The eves of the canopy are of beaten, cast and cut ironwork. The glass panes in wooden casements decorate the walls of the palanquin.

Dimensions: 363x133x343 em. Period: Early 18th Century A.D. Provenance: Gujarat : MMT/76/1838

Info F 2.8 1/8 with Canon PowerShot S1 IS
Date 2004:12:16 14:27:06 Make Canon
Model Canon PowerShot S1 IS Width 2048
Height 1536 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 5.8 mm Exposure 1/8
F Number 2.8 White Bal. Auto
Metering Center-weighted average Compensation 0
Hyperfocal 2.62 m File Size 954 kB
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