The Garden Guide

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

Hindu merchant garden in Delhi

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752. The house and grounds of a wealthy Hindoo merchant, a shawl manufacturer near Delhi, afford a specimen of Eastern domestic architecture. They comprise three small courts surrounded by stone cloisters, two of them planted with flowering shrubs and orange trees, and the third ornamented with a beautiful marble fountain. (Ibid., p. 555.)