Mahila Baag Jhalra, Jodhpur | Stepwell Photos
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Mahila Baag Jhalra, Jodhpur | Stepwell Photos

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A photo of the reflections in the water at the Mahila Baag Jhalra stepwell at Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Built in the grounds of a garden and orchard by a concubine of an 18th century Maharaja, the elegant Mahila Baag Jhalra stepwell is hemmed in by other buildings which you can see in the reflections. 

It's a pretty little well with chairs and pavilions in two of the corners. When I was there it was half-full of water but earlier photos show its true depth. Jodhpur has a sophisticated system of underground water tanks which keep the water fresh; tiny fish were easily spotted in the water. 

The friendly caretaker calls himself the Maharaja of the Stepwell. Who's to argue!

A guide to approx sizes
A3: paper size 42x29.7cm, image size 40x28cm
A2: paper size 59.4x42cm, image size 57x40cm
70x50cm paper size, image size 68x48cm



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