The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Dinapoor garden

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753. The houses of the natives of Dinapoor are almost all of mud, but their tiled roofs and verandas give them a better aspect than the common Bengalee cottage. The bocheries are very different from those of Calcutta, being little tabernacles, like the movable military shrines represented on ancient monuments, with curtains and awnings, and drawn either by one horse or two oxen (fig. 213.). (Ibid., vol. ii. p. 243.)