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The Amba Vilasa of the Palace, Mysore.

The Amba Vilasa of the Palace, Mysore.

Photographer: Burahnudin, M.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 430/41(50)

Item number: 4304150

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Amba Vilasa, Mysore Palace taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'. "This portion of the palace [called the Amba Vilasa], which was rebuilt in the Indo-Saracenic style in 1895, was also burned down with all its treasures of pictures of the Krishna Wodeyar period which consisted principally of officers connected with Mysore, painted by European artists, in the fire of 1897; the walls, columns, and iron girders alone remaining."

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