This series is to document the oversized materials in the collection. Most of the materials are site plans or blue prints. Many of the pages have hand written notes on them. Please see the below container list for more details and locations.
Oversized items from the collection, includes site plans and blue prints from Babur's Lotus Garden at Dholpur. Many of the pages have handwritten notes.
Elizabeth Moynihan Collection, Series 7: Oversize Materials
Organized and arranged in one box.
Biographical / Historical:
Ms. Moynihan is an architectural historian and travel throughout India for several years. She was married to Senator Daniel Moynihan for 48 years. She served on the Indo-U.S. Sub-Commission on Education and Culture for many years. While living in India, Ms. Moynihan authored a survey of surviving Moghul gardens, which was published in 1979 as "Paradise as a Garden in Persia and Moghul India." She also did research on Babur, the founder of the Moghul dynasty. In the process, she located and documented four previously unknown 16th century gardens built by Babur.
FSA A2013.06 07
Collection is open for research.
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.