Interior of Chowmahila Palace

Lala Deen DayalSeptember–December 1887

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Interior view of an opulently decorated room with a mezzanine, part of Chowmahalla or Chaumhalla Palace. This view is seen from the lower story. Crystal chandeliers of different sizes and designs are hung throughout the room. A statue of a female figure holding a stringed musical instrument can be seen at the far end of the room.


  • Title: Interior of Chowmahila Palace
  • Creator: Lala Deen Dayal
  • Date Created: September–December 1887
  • Location Created: Hyderabad, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 26.6 × 20.7 cm (10 1/2 × 8 1/8 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: 2008.78.7
  • Culture: Indian
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift in memory of Marie McNabola and Irene Peters
  • Creator Display Name: Lala Deen Dayal (Indian, 1844 - 1905)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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