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Nazarbagh Palace (SW view) [Baroda].

Nazarbagh Palace (SW view) [Baroda].

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Photo 30/(14)

Item number: 14

Length: 18.4

Width: 23.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Nazar bagh Palace in Baroda (Vadodara) from the 'Album of portraits and views in Baroda' taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1880. Built in the old classical style in 1721 by Maharaja Malhar Rao, the Nazar Bagh Palace is a three storey building with arcaded verandahs. It was used on ceremonial occasions by the ruling Gaekwads. The palace houses the heirlooms of the royal family including a solid gold and solid silver gun, the former weighs over 127kg (180lbs) and is drawn by a team of white bullocks on ceremonial occasions.

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