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Ludlow Castle The British Agency in Delhi

June 30, 1840
Architectural and Building
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857




Fig. 77: LUDLOW CASTLE, THE BRITISH AGENCY IN DELHI, by Mazhar Ali Khan, c. 1840. From Metcalfe's Delhi Book. Outside the Agency, Ludlow Castle, there is a carriage waiting for Metcalfe's appearance, the Agent's sowarry of camels and elephants, and an escort of a troop of Skinner's Horse and a company from a Bengal Native Infantry. The house was built in the Civil Lines north of the Kashmiri Gate by Samuel Ludlow (d.1853), a surgeon with the Bengal establishment of the East India Company, who was stationed with the Delhi residency from 1813-31. Watercolour, folio size 25.8 x 19 cm. British Library, London, Add.Or.5475 f.60v.

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