Kaisarbagh Palace built in 1848-1850 was founded by Nawab Wajid Ali Shah (r.1847-1856). Late 18th and 19th century Lucknow architecture was notably influenced by European designs however in this case the effect is "confused and decadent displaying an incoherent jumble of hybrid Indo-European facades grouped around an open space with a central pavilion."
Photographer: Darogha Abbas Ali
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The Lucknow album : containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow and its environs together with a large sized plan of the city (1874)
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