Kaiser Pussund [Lucknow].
Photographer: Ali, Abbas
Medium: Photographic print
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.