\\ Tomb of Safdarjung, New Delhi

Safdarjung’s tomb is a garden tomb with a marble mausoleum built in 1754 in New Delhi, India. The tomb was built for Safdarjung, the powerful prime minister to Muhammad Shah, the Mughal emperor from 1719 to 1748. If you are interested in reading more about Mughal architecture and gardens, George Michell and Amit Pasricha’s book, Mughal Architecture & Gardens is located in Art on the fifth floor South Reading Room at VBq Mic. Catherine Asher’s Architecture in Mughal India can be found in History on the Periodicals Room Gallery at OMB Cam.