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Samuel Bourne 
[Ruined Residency at Lucknow] 
1860 (ca) 
Albumen print 
235 x 280 mm (9 x 11 in) 
Bernard J. Shapero Rare Books 
Courtesy of Bernard J Shapero Rare Books 
The British Residency, built in 1800 and made famous during the Great Mutiny, remains in the state of ruin it was left in at the time of its final relief in November 1857, after two sieges lasting 87 and 53 days left more than 2,000 people dead. 

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