Jul 5, 2010

Chimnabai Tower - Baroda 1895

Photograph of the Chimnabai Clock Tower, at Baroda, Gujarat from the Curzon Collection, taken by an unknown photographer during the 1890s. The tower is designed in an Indo-Saracenic style and was erected in c.1896 from funds contributed by the citizens of Baroda in memory of Maharani Chimnabai (1864-1885), the first consort of the Gaekwar Maharaja Sayaji Rao III (ruled 1875-1939).