Saturday, 5 August 2017

107 : Look Now At Lucknow


British Residency, Lucknow, India

This must be one of the oldest photographs in my collection, dating back to, at least, the 1880s. On the reverse is pencilled "Residency, Lucknow", and a quick image search confirms that it is indeed the ruins of the British Residency which was destroyed during the siege of Lucknow in 1857.

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