Man Singh Palace Gwalior – Old Print 1872
This woodcut print is about the Man Singh Palace of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Raja Man Singh Tomar had built it from around 1486 to 1517. It is entirely of Hindu architecture. Enclosed within the Gwalior Fort is the Palace building has an intricacy of rooms on four levels.
Spread over 3 km the fort houses many other Palaces. It also includes three Temples and many water tanks and courtyards. Read more about Man Singh Palace – Gwalior Fort. The fortress came under attack by the Muslim dynasties on several occasions. But by 1398 it came under Tomar’s control.
The Raja was the most famed of Tomars, he commissioned many monuments inside the fortress. Shown in this print is one of them.
Did you know- today it is considered as the only Palace being in perfect condition from the pre-Mughal era.
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