Gaokhana [Rampur] 36
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the Gaokhana gateway at Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1911. This is a photograph from an album of views of Rampur presented to the India Office by the Festival of Empire in November 1911. The Nawab of Rampur, Hamid Ali Khan (1896-1930), was one of the exhibitors at the Festival of Empire exhibition held at Crystal Palace to mark George V's coronation. Hamid Ali Khan organised an extensive building programme in Rampur, carried out by W.C. Wright, the Chief Engineer. This is a view of the entrance gateway to the cattle compound.