[Original caption] Held by Lieut. Aitkens during the defnense of the Residency. Here fifteen to twenty defenders were killed daily. From Johann's house opposite an African known as "Bob, the Nailer," fired incessantly and never missed a shot. [end]
This 60 foot high gate, still very much in use, was built in the late 18th century by the rulers of Awadh as a copy of the Bab-e-Humayun in Istanbul.
This view of the Aasafi Mosque in Lucknow was published by J. Serravallo in Trieste, Italy, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
[Original caption] Bailley Guard gate. Built by Major Bailley in 1814. The centre gateway was built up during the Mutiny, and through a space left open Havelock and Outram passed for the defence of the Residency. The house of Dr.