Chattar Munzil, Lucknow, 1858
Photograph by Lance Corporal E W Jones, Royal Engineers, Indian Mutiny, 1858.
The city of Lucknow was a remarkable mixture of palaces and public buildings, mosques and tombs, and was described by many visitors as one of the finest cities in India. One of Lucknow's greatest monuments was the Chattar Munzil palace, located near the Residency. It consisted of a series of interconnected buildings, and was built by the Nawab Saadat Ali Khan.
One of 12 photographic prints of Indian Mutiny scenes, some taken by Lance Corporal E W Jones, Royal Engineers, 1858.
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