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Alam Bagh House, Lucknow, 1880 - 1889

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022L/57

Scope and Contents

271x210mm. View of one of the buildings at the Alambagh, a pleasure garden of the Kings of Oudh a few miles south of the city. The building seen here is largely European in style, but with some Indian motifs, such as the small multifoil arches set over the doors. The building is of two storeys, with an octagonal tower rising a further storey at each corner. The Alambagh was the scene of much fighting during the retaking of Lucknow in the Mutiny. It was taken early on by the British who maintained a fortified post and hospital in the grounds.

Dates

  • 1880 - 1889

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2011-01-14 14:56:21+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

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