Famous Places


materials relating to famous places


  • Congregational Library

Items in the Famous Places Collection

The Taj Mahal, Agra, India, built 1632-1648 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

caption reads: Centre of the "Bund", Shanghai

The Bund is an embankment along the Huangpu River in Shanghai settled and developed by Europeans during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It is now primarily a financial district.

photograph of the Doshisha church building, taken in 1886

view of Constantinople from Cassim Pacha, ca. 1843