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Nadesar House [Nandeswar Kothi, Benares]

Nadesar House [Nandeswar Kothi, Benares]

Photographer: Prasad, Madho

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1905

Shelfmark: Photo 17/3(28)

Item number: 28

Length: 21.3

Width: 28.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the side view of this classical building showing the gallery on the upper floor overlooking the garden, from the Kitchener of Khartoum Collection: 'Views of Benares. Presented by the Maharaja of Benares' by Madho Prasad, c. 1905. Nandeswar Kothi was named after the temple which was situated within the extensive grounds of this house. The building was constructed in the late 18th century and formerly belonged to the Maharaja of Varanasi. King George V and Queen Mary stayed here in 1906, as did the Prince and Princess of Wales.

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