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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Hyderābād, Andhra Pradesh, Indiaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1750-1869 (inclusive)en_US
dc.creatorMehrotra, Rahulen_US
dc.date1750-1869en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-21T19:10:12Z
dc.date.available2016-06-21T19:10:12Z
dc.date.issued1750-1869en_US
dc.identifier264616en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3379en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/180674
dc.descriptionNorthern courtyard, main gate and clock tower (with Khilwat Clock); Chowmahallat means "four palaces" in Urdu, alluding to the four different palace blocks. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty and was the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad while they ruled their state. The palace remains the property of Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah (born 1933), heir of the Nizams. While Salabhat Jung initiated its construction in 1750, it was completed by Asaf Jah V, in 1869, in a mix of Western and Mughal styles. The palace originally covered 45 acres (180,000 m2), but only 12 acres (49,000 m2) remain today; some of the buildings have been destroyed. What remains is centered in two courtyards, northern and southern. The Southern courtyard is the oldest, in Neoclassical stye, and contains four palaces; Afzal Mahal, Mahtab Mahal, Tahniyat Mahal and Aftab Mahal. The Northern courtyard is in Mughal style with Persian elements and contains two long administrative wings (Bara Imam and Shishe-Alat), the Khilwat Mubarak and the Roshan Bangla. The palace complex was restored 2005-2010 by Rahul Mehrotra Associates (RMA), overseen by Princess Esra. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 8/23/2015)en_US
dc.format.mediumItalian marble; stucco; masonryen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectrulers and leadersen_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectrevival stylesen_US
dc.subjectPersianen_US
dc.subjectRajasthanien_US
dc.subjectIndo-Saracenen_US
dc.subjectNineteenth centuryen_US
dc.subjectNeoclassicalen_US
dc.subjectMughalen_US
dc.subjectAnglo-Mughalen_US
dc.titleChowmahalla Palaceen_US
dc.title.alternativeChowmahallaten_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-IN-HY-FP-A03en_US
vra.culturalContextIslamic Indian (South Asian)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktyperoyal palaceen_US
vra.worktypehistoric siteen_US
dc.contributor.displayrestored by Rahul Mehrotra (Indian (South Asian) architect, born 1959)en_US


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