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RAJ BHAWAN The Farhad Buksh Palace, Lucknow; a photo by Samuel Bourne, 1860. For those who are not aware, 'Kothi Farhad Buksh' is the present day Raj.

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2 RAJ BHAWAN The Farhad Buksh Palace, Lucknow; a photo by Samuel Bourne, For those who are not aware, 'Kothi Farhad Buksh' is the present day Raj Bhawan, the official residence of the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. Kothi Farhad Buksh was built by Claude Martin and was his city residence, whereas Constantia was his country palace LUCKNOW

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4 The grounds of the palace of Farhat Baksh in Lucknow lit by innumerable coloured lamps; a watercolor by Seeta Ram, RAJ BHAWAN LUCKNOW

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6 Khurshid Manzil, by Sir David Scott Dodgson, 1860 LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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8 La Martiniere (1858) LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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10 A view of Kothi Farhad Buksh by E. Therond (wood engraving, from 'Le Tour du Monde', 1874)

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12 An engraving of Maj Gen Claude Martin( ), by F. Renaldi and L. Legoux, published in Lucknow in The inscription on his tombstone read: "Arrived in India as a common soldier and died at Lucknow on the 13th of September,1800, as a Major-General. He is buried in this tomb. Pray for his soul." LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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14 LUCKNOW CITY VIEW The lithograph is taken from plate 5 of 'General Views of Lucknow' by Sir DS Dodgson. This view from the roof of General Outram's headquarters shows a position captured by General Havelock's field force from rebel Indians. Havelock's battalion arrived to relieve the garrison at Lucknow on 25 September The river Gomti is pictured to the left portion of the image; the large house next to it is Dil Aram. Opposite is the Moti Mahal and the Shah Najaf. Immediately in front of the low parapet in the foreground is the Judicial Commissioner's House, an important and exposed post of the garrison, here displaying the damage from several rebel mines. Beyond it are the clock tower, the jail, the Chattar Manzil and Farhad Baksh's. The large tomb to the right is that of Saadat Khan, Nawab of Avadh; the small tomb is his mother's. Both are within the Kaiser Bagh enclosure and were held by the Indian rebels. In the distance are the large houses, La Martiniere and Khurshid Manzil.

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16 Watercolour of illuminations at Constantia in Lucknow from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between LUCKNOW

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18 This photograph of Khurshid Manzil from 'The Lucknow Album: containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow,' was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali c LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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20 "View of a House built by Col. Claude Martin, at Lucknow" from the European Magazine, London, c.1790 LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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22 This Photograph was taken by Darogha Abbas Ali in 1874 LUCKNOW

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24 View looking across the artificial lake towards the main building and the column, photographed by Reymond Hervey De Montmorency in LUCKNOW

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26 Watercolour of Constantia in Lucknow from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between Marquess of Hastings, the Governor-General of Bengal and the Commander-in-Chief (r ), was accompanied by artist Sita Ram (flourished c ) to illustrate his journey from Calcutta to Delhi between LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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28 Watercolour of Constantia in Lucknow from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between LUCKNOW

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30 Photograph taken by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet, in the aftermath of the Uprising of General view of the main facade of La Martiniere or Constantia, taken from beside the lake, with Parker's column in the foreground LUCKNOW

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32 This coloured lithograph is taken from plate 10 of 'General Views of Lucknow' by Sir David Scott Dodgson( ), and was taken in LUCKNOW

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34 View of the building from the rear, partly obscured by trees, photographed by Reymond Hervey De Montmorency in LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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36 A silver gelatin photo, c.1900 LUCKNOW

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38 An albumen photo by a commercial studio, c.1880's LUCKNOW

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40 Near view of La Martiniere, in a photo from the Hawkshaw album ( 's) LUCKNOW

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42 Pencil drawing of Constantia at Lucknow by Robert Smith ( ) dated November This is one of 27 drawings (29 folios) of views made during a march from Benares (Varanasi) to Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, probably en route for Almora in Inscribed on the original cover is: 'No. XIII. Ganges & Luknow'. Captain Robert Smith was a military engineer with the East India Company and was in India from 1805 to He designed a number of buildings in India and also repaired various Indian monuments including the Kutb Minar and the Jami Masjid at Delhi. LUCKNOW

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44 Watercolour drawing of La Martinière in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh by an anonymous artist working in the Delhi style, c Inscribed in Persian characters: 'Kothi Martini Lakhnau'; in English: 'The Martinière Lucknow.' LA MARTINERE COLLEGE

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46 LUCKNOW Colonel Antoine Polier, a Swiss engineer and architect, Claude Martin, John Wombwell, assay master, and Johann Zoffany, the painter, surrounded by servants and Polier's art collection.

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48 Photograph of the college from the 'Lee-Warner Collection: Bombay Presidency.' William Lee Warner C.S.' taken by John Edward Saché in the 1870s LUCKNOW

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50 Pencil drawing of Constantia at Lucknow by Robert Smith ( ) dated November This is one of 27 drawings (29 folios) of views made during a march from Benares (Varanasi) to Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, probably en route for Almora in Inscribed on the original cover is: 'No. XIII. Ganges & Luknow'. LUCKNOW

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52 Watercolour of a bazaar at Constantia in Lucknow from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Cawnpore to Mohumdy Vol. IV' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between LA MARTINERE COLLEGE LUCKNOW

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54 This coloured lithograph is taken from plate 10 of 'General Views of Lucknow' by Sir David Scott Dodgson( ), and was taken in LUCKNOW

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56 c A Cockfight in Lucknow - Oil painting by Johann Zoffany. The painting depicts a cock match between Asaf-ud- daula, Nawab Wazir of Oudh (standing in the centre) and Colonel John Mordaunt (standing on the left in white). Also in the picture is Claude Martin (in uniform, seated on the dais), Colonel Antoine Polier (red coat, standing under awning), John Wombwell (seated to the right with hookah), Stand beside Wombwell is Ozias Humphrey (artist with hand on Zoffany's shoulder). Standing far right corner, with blue coat and white bird, is Robert Gregory (assistant to the Governor-General's rep). The large guy in white, sitting right foreground cock is Lt Golding of the East India Corps of Engineers.

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58 c LUCKNOW

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60 LA MARTINERE COLLEGE Recent Pic!!

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62 Photograph of La Martiniere, from the album of "Miscellaneous views in India", taken by Felice Beato in LUCKNOW

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