Lucknow, Then and Now
Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, Ravi Kapoor
Marg Publications, 2003 - History - 148 pages
This book focuses on less well-known aspects of Lucknow's life and history and it's daily attractions. These inlcude the bazaars with delectable foods to tempt the palate, the craftspeople who even today create delicate works of art, the architecture (from imambaras and karbalas to Victorian, Edwardian, and Modernist structures), educational institutions (including the legacy of Claude Martin) and the paintings and photographs that preserve the charms of 18th and 19th century Faizabad and Lucknow. The chapters present a lively range of subjects, some of which are enlightening even for those who live in Lucknow.
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