Lucknow; Great Emambara and Mosque

Samuel BourneNovember 13, 1867

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the Bara Imambara or the Great Imambara complex, an Islamic congregation hall with a number of chattris or decorative pavilions along its roof. Also visible on the right is the Asafi Masjid, a large mosque with three domes and two minarets, and several tiers of scalloped arches.


  • Title: Lucknow; Great Emambara and Mosque
  • Creator: Samuel Bourne
  • Date Created: November 13, 1867
  • Location Created: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Physical Dimensions: 23.7 × 29.2 cm (9 5/16 × 11 1/2 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.XO.1126.53
  • Culture: English
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Samuel Bourne (English, 1834 - 1912)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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