Residency House (Front view), [Udaipur].
Photographer: Dayal, Deen
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph from the Curzon Collection: 'Views in Meywar'', of the front view of the Residency House, Udaipur looking south, taken by Deen Dayal in c.1890. Print by Deen Dayal in the 1890s from the Curzon Collection, 'Views in Meywar' album. Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh (ruled 1567-72) as the fourth and last capital of the Mewar state after the sacking of Chitorgarh, the previous capital. The city occupies a picturesque setting surrounded by lakes and rolling hills. This view shows the Residency House at Udaipur, with an elephant in the gardens.