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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