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Imambara and the Juma Musjid [Rampur]

Imambara and the Juma Musjid [Rampur]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1911

Shelfmark: Photo 36/(18)

Item number: 18

Length: 20.7

Width: 26.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Jami Masjid and the Imambara at Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, taken by an unknown photographer, 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. The Jami Masjid, situated in Safdarganj Square, was built by Nawab Kalb Ali Khan (1865-87). The complex also contains an Imambara, a mosque where the rites of the Muharram Festival are held in memory of the martyr Imam Husain.

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