The galleries and hallways that remain within the precinct of the Kuthub Minar, Delhi, show a very creative style of vaulting technology – where even domes have been engineered. It is a building methodology that is found pretty much throughout "ancient" India and reaches its zenith with some of the structures erected by the Moghul Emperors and in places like the abandoned palace City of Fatepur Sikri. © Claude Avézard, All Rights Reserved. www.vivendum.info

The galleries and hallways that remain within the precinct of the Kuthub Minar, Delhi, show a very creative style of vaulting technology – where even domes have been engineered. It is a building methodology that is found pretty much throughout "ancient" India and reaches its zenith with some of the structures erected by the Moghul Emperors and in places like the abandoned palace City of Fatepur Sikri. © Claude Avézard, All Rights Reserved. www.vivendum.info

Emperor of India, Teinopalpus imperialis, one of the rarest butterflies in the world

Rare Animals: Top 10 Rarest Butterflies in the World The name "Kaiser-i-Hind" literally means "Emperor of India" and this butterfly that is native to India belongs to the swallowtail family.

HMS Emperor of India at Invergordon, 1915.  She was a sister of Grand Fleet flagship HMS Iron Duke.

British dreadnought, HMS Emperor of India, at Invergordon, Scotland in She was a sister of Grand Fleet flagship HMS Iron Duke.

There's now a wearable version of my Emperor of India butterfly, with a 10cm wingspan #butterfly #butterflies #india #emperorofindia #fauxtaxidermy #fauxidermy #embroidery #embroideryart #applique #silk #needlefelting

There's now a wearable version of my Emperor of India butterfly, with a 10cm wingspan #butterfly #butterflies #india #emperorofindia #fauxtaxidermy #fauxidermy #embroidery #embroideryart #applique #silk #needlefelting

Red Fort - New Delhi, India :: The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort rise 33-m above of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of past Emperors.

Reminiscent of other classic Indian architecture, The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort rise above of Old Delhi as a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of past Emperors. Been there, beautiful

Taj Mahal, India The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".

Taj Mahal, India The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as "the jewel of Muslim art in India

The decline of the Mughal empire Indian disunity contributed to British success. By the beginning of the 19th century, India was Britain’s colonial possession. Indian ports were vital to to British sea power.  This was the Mughal empire before Britain took it.

The decline of the Mughal empire Indian disunity contributed to British success. By the beginning of the century, India was Britain’s colonial possession. Indian ports were vital to to British sea power. This was the Mughal empire before Britain took it.

The Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911, when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. The Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England.

Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. A special crown had to be made as the Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England

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