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Kaiser Pussund [Lucknow].

Kaiser Pussund [Lucknow].

Photographer: Ali, Abbas

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 988/(27)

Item number: 98827

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Roshanuddaula Kothi from 'The Lucknow Album:
containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by
Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. Roshanuddaula Kothi was built between 1827-1837 as a personal residence for Roshanuddaula, the chief minister of Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider (r.1827-1837). Also known as Kaisar Pasand, this building was taken by Nawab Wajid Ali Shah (r.1847-1856) and given to his wife Mashuq-us-Sultan.

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