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Kurballa Talkatora [Lucknow].

Kurballa Talkatora [Lucknow].

Photographer: Ali, Abbas

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 988/(50)

Item number: 98850

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of Karbala Talkatora from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. Believed to be commissioned by Mir Khuda Basha, the assistant to Nawab Saadat Ali Khan (r. 1798-1814), this building is a shrine of great importance to the local Shia Muslims.

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