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Durgah Hazrat Abbass [Lucknow].

Durgah Hazrat Abbass [Lucknow].

Photographer: Ali, Abbas

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 988/(48)

Item number: 98848

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of Dargah Hazrat Abbas from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. The Dargah Hazrat Abbas was built during the reign of Nawab Saadat Ali Khan (r.1798-1814) as a Shia Muslim shrine. This photograph shows the west-side of the courtyard, where the shrine can be entered. The style of the fluted dome is similar to the dome of the Husainabad Imambara built between 1837-1842.

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