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Notes on the Geography of Pakistan: Lahore: Bad Shahi Mosque: Photo 5

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Here's the courtyard, seen from the gateway. Photographs from the 1860s show lines of Ficus religiosa or pipal growing in the quadrangle. As late as the 1870s, despite the mosque being once again a place of prayer, Thornton and Kipling found that it was "by no means a popular place of worship" (Quoted in Aijazuddin, p. 69.)

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