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Moorshud Zadi's Tomb

Moorshud Zadi's Tomb

Photographer: Ali, Abbas

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 988/(26)

Item number: 98826

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of Khurshid Zadi's tomb from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. Commisioned by Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haider (r.1814-1827), this tomb was for the wife of the previous Nawab of Awadh Saadat Ali Khan (r.1798-1814).

Split into four levels, the tomb of Khurshid Zadi can be found in a center room in the basement.

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