[Bara Imambara, Lucknow]

Unknownabout 1863–1887

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Bara Imambara, or the Great Imambara, a congregation hall of Islamic architecture, with a number of scalloped archways on its facade. In front of the building's facade is a platform-like structure, flanked on either side by a flight of steps. Also visible in the foreground are a number of cannonball stacks and other ammunitions.


  • Title: [Bara Imambara, Lucknow]
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 1863–1887
  • Location Created: Lucknow, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 11.8 × 16.1 cm (4 5/8 × 6 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.417.86
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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