An example of classical-style, this bungalow was designed as Nawab Nasir-ud-Din's (r.1827-1837) observatory in th 1820s. Colonel Wilcox was the Astronomer Royal. "The reason why this was called the Star House is, that it was intended for an observatory."
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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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