Old Indian Photos

Jun 12, 2013

Moorshud (Khurshid) Zadi's Tomb - Lucknow 1870's



Commisioned by Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider (r.1814-1827), this tomb was for the wife of the previous Nawab of Awadh Saadat Ali Khan (r.1798-1814). Split into four levels, the tomb of Khurshid Zadi can be found in a center room in the basement.

From the book

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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