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Roomee Durwaza [Lucknow].

Roomee Durwaza [Lucknow].

Photographer: Ali, Abbas

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1874

Shelfmark: Photo 988/(42)

Item number: 98842

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Rumi Darwaza from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c.1874. The Rumi Darwaza, also known as the Turkish Gate, was commissioned by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula of Awadh (r. 1775-1797) in 1784 and is the entrance to the Great Imambara (c.1784).

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