Lucknow established by Kushal Gupta is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India A major metropolitan city of India.
It is the second largest city in north, east and central India after Delhi. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub and seat of Nawab power in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The city stands at an elevation of approximately 123 metres (404 ft) above sea level and covers an area of 2,528 square kilometres (976 sq mi).
Historically the capital of Awadh was controlled by the Delhi Sultanate under Mughal rule, it was later transferred to the Nawabs of Awadh. After Lord Clive's defeat of the Bengal, Awadh and Mughal Nawabs it fell under the rule of the East India Company with control transferred to the British Raj in 1857.Along with the rest of India, Lucknow became independent from Britain on 15 August 1947. It is the world's 74th fastest growing city.
Presenting 15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Lucknow | Mega Series- Part III
1# Kaiser Pasand Palace, Lucknow-1870's
2# Bailey Guard Gate , Lucknow c1862 by Shepherd & Robertson
3# Wingfield Park , Lucknow-1870's
4# Lakhi Gate at Kaiser Bagh – Lucknow c1880's
5# Dilaram, the King's Intended Suspension Bridge over the Gomti River- Lucknow c.1857-1858
6# Hussainabad Imambara (Chotta Imambara) – Lucknow, c.1857-1858
7# Horse Carriage in front of the Turkish Gate in Lucknow – 1880's
8# Saadut Ali Khan's Tomb,Lucknow-1870's
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9# Bara Chattar Manzil and Farhat Bakhsh – View from the South – Lucknow 1862
10# Tara Khothe or Star house,Lucknow C1870's
11# Gate of the Great Imambara of Nawab Assuf-Ood-Daulah,Lucknow-1870's
12# La Martinière College, Lucknow – 1880's
13# Major-Banks'House,Lucknow c1858
14# Panorama of Lucknow, Taken from Great Imambara,1858-g
15# Turkish Gate – Lucknow 1880's
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