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Chutter Munzil, Lucknow.

Chutter Munzil, Lucknow.

Photographer: Burke, John

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1860

Shelfmark: Photo 938/3(17)

Item number: 938317

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Chattar Manzil in Lucknow, taken by John Burke in the 1860s, from the Edward Molyneux Collection: Album entitled 'Indian Photographs'. The Chattar Manzil or Umbrella Palaces (1820s) were named after their triple umbrella pavilions or chattris. The larger, or Bari, Chatter Manzil has three storeys with a series of underground rooms. Both the Bari and Choti Chatter Manzil, the two main buildings in the complex, are built in an Indo-European style.

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