Lucknow. Residence

Lucknow. Residence

1890

Photoglob Co.

(Zurich, active c. 1890-1910)

Photochrom

Image: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.6 x 26.7 cm (8 1/8 x 10 1/2 in.)

Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust 2018.219

Fun Fact

Photochrom is an ink-based process that produces color images from black-and-white photographic negatives.

Description

The Residence, several buildings that housed and served colonial officials, was put under siege during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British East India Company. The British regained control in 1858 but left the ruins as a memorial to their fallen compatriots.

See also
Department: 
Photography
Type of artwork: 
Photograph
Medium: 
Photochrom

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