National Geographic : 1921 Mar
Photograph Courtesy Chas. J.Glidden A RELIGIOUS GATHERING IN THE COURTYARD OF THE PEARL MOSQUE OF AGRA This, "one of the purest and most elegant buildings of its class to be found anywhere," was builtbyShah Jehan, thesame ruler who brought into being the Taj Mahal (see page 290). In the center of the court, here almost concealed by the devout multitude, isamarble pool. During the Indian Mutiny the mosque was tsed as a hospital.