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Title: Jantar Mantar: Architecture, Astronomy, and Solar Kingship in Princely India
Authors: MacDougall, Bonnie G.
Keywords: Architecture
South Asian
Maharaja Jai Singh
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: The Cornell Journal of Architecture
Citation: The Cornell Journal of Architecture, Media of Representation
Abstract: The gigantic masonry astronomical instruments built by the Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur are among the most startling and visually compelling monuments in the entire Indian architectural record. The power of these astronomical insturments to arrest the viewer derives in part from their stylistic departure from the rest of the Indian architectural legacy, especially traditional Hindu forms.
ISBN: 09652795-0-2
Appears in Collections:MacDougall South Asian Architecture Collection

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