This illustrated historical album of the Rajas and Taaluqdars of Oudh (Awadh, Lucknow) was produced in the late 19th century by Darogha Abbas Alli, an assistant municipal engineer in Lucknow active between 1860-1880.
It is an important album that includes a series of portraits of governing land-holders, who were also the collectors of local revenue and its suppliers to the treasury of the kingdom of Awadh, Lucknow. The album has over 200 photographs of officials in the carte-de-visite format.
TitleAn illustrated historical album of the Rajas and Taaluqdars of Oudh
PhotographerDarogha Abbas Alli
AuthorDarogha Abbas Alli
PublisherNorth-Western Provinces and Oudh Government Press, Allahabad
DimensionsH: 23.5 cm x W: 15.5 cm x D: 4.5 cm