[The tomb of Shaikh Salim Chisti, Fahtephur Sikri].
In the mid-1800s, no simple method of enlarging photographs existed. To make a sizable print, Murray worked with a large-format wooden camera capable of accepting negatives up to 16 by 20 inches. He worked with both glass and waxed-paper negatives; traveling photographers and those in remote places found the waxed-paper negatives particularly useful because the paper did not require immediate development. With this unwieldy equipment, Murray produced a body of work documenting India's architecture that remained unsurpassed in the 1800s. (J. Paul Getty Museum).
Albumen print mounted on card 37 x 46 cm. (14.5 x 18 inches). Good tonal range with light foxing, otherwise in good condition, small tear in card in lower middle, titled in manuscript on card.
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