Jannat ul-Baqi Before Demolitions (جنة البقيع قبل الهدم)

Before the 1926 demolitions the Baqi ul-Gharqad cemetery had several mausoleums of important Muslim personalities. Other graves included that of Fatima bint-i Muhammad, Imam Hassan ibn-i 'Ali, Zain ul-'Abideen, Imam Baqir, Imam Jaffar Sadiq.

circa 1800 CE

Jannat ul-Baqi before demolitions

The cemetery of Jannat ul-Baqi before 1926 demolitions. The large structure to the extreme right is the Mausoleum of ahl ul-Bayt, the first smaller structure from right to left was of Daughters of the prophet and the square structure at the bottom of the picture was an old mosque. The group of the multiple smaller structures belonged to the prophet Muhammad's wives, Ibrahim ibn Muhammad, Abdullah bin jaffar thayaar, Imam Nafi’i and a few others.

circa 1800 CE

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt

1908 CE picture of Baqi cemetery, the ahl ul-Bayt mausoleum is visible in the far background slightly to the right.

circa 1800 CE

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt

The Mausoleum of ahl-i Bayt before 1926 demolition. It's last known mojor renovation was done during the reign of Suleiman in 1543 CE.

circa 1800 CE

The Mausoleum of Uthman ibn Affan

The Mausoleum of Uthman ibn Affan in Baqi ul-Gharqad before 1926 demolition. It was a large white washed and painted dome.

circa 1800 CE

Egyptian newspaper "al-Kaun" covers the news of the demolition, the headline reads "al-e Saud about to destroy the tombs of shabah". al-Kaun, date unknown.

circa 1800 CE

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