Chota Imambara, a Lucknow landmark, is also called the Husseinabad Imambara. This monument, built as the mausoleum for Muhammad Ali Shah, was completed in 1837 and is part of the Kaiser Bagh complex.
"The High Court's imposing, labyrinthine Indo-Sarcenic buildings, with long corridors, high ceilings, much ornamental tiling, carving and iron-work, beautiful stained glass arches and portrait gallery, is one of the City's landmarks," wrote the late
A rare and exceptional early color postcard by Carl Hagenbeck, the German circus and exotic people's promoter whose fairs throughout continental Europe drew large audiences.
A beautiful embossed and hand-tinted card showing the entrance to Harminder Sahib, the holiest of Sikh sites in Amritsar. All the subdued colors on the entrance way were added by hand through stencils, individually on each postcard.
[Original caption] Bhopal Palace–Main Entrance. The rulers of Bhopal have also been very friendly towards the British and the alliance dates back beyond a century. The State maintains a a force of regulators and cavalry, highly efficient.
Lucknow, the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh, is often called the "city of the Nawabs."
The pillars, domes and minarets of Kaiser Pasand drew on Mughal architecture and European styles popular among Lucknow's ruling class in the 1820s when the
[Original caption] The Museum. As befitting an important town like Bombay, the Museum is indeed a very fine one and contains many valuable collections. [end]