Kaiser Passund Palace from S. West, Lucknow.
Photographer: Shepherd and Robertson
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph of the Kaiserpasand Palace, Lucknow from the 'Strachey Collection of Indian Views', taken by Shepherd and Roberston in 1862.Part of the Kaiserbagh sprawling palace complex built between 1848 and 1850 for Nawab Wajid Ali Shah (reigned 1847-56) who intended it to be the eighth wonder of the world. It consisted of an immense courtyard surrounded by living quarters, royal mansions, baradaris and cupolas.