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" This immense building is covered with vaults of a very simple form and still simpler construction, being of a rubble or coarse concrete several feet in thickness, which is laid on a rude mould or centering of bricks and mud, and allowed to stand a year... "
Gazetteer of the Province of Oudh - Page 362
1877 - 525 pages
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The illustrated handbook of architecture

James Fergusson - 1855
...interior dimensions being thus 263 ft. by 145. This immense building is covered with vaults of ven- simple form and still simpler construction, being...feet in thickness, which is laid on a rude mould or cfnteriny of bricks and mud, and allowed to stand a year or two to dry and set. The centering is then...
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The Illustrated Handbook of Architecture: Being a Concise and ..., Volume 1

James Fergusson - Architecture - 1855
...aii octagonal apartment, 53 ft. in diameter, the whole interior dimensions being thus 263 ft. by 145. This immense building is covered with vaults of very...construction, being of a rubble or coarse concrete several foot in thickness, which is laid on a rude mould or centering of bricks and mud, and allowed to stand...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 4

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1861
...still simpler " construction, being of a rubble or " coarse concrete, several feet in tliick" ness, which is laid on a rude mould or " centering of bricks...and mud, and " allowed to stand a year or two to dry •• Řiid set. The centering is then re" moved, and the vault, being in one ~ piece, stands without...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 4

1861
...145 wide, including an ante chamber at each end. " This immense building is covered with " vaults of simple form and still simpler " construction, being...of a rubble or " coarse concrete, several feet in thick" ness, which is laid on a rude mould or " centering of bricks and mud, and " allowed to stand...
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A History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest ..., Volume 3

James Fergusson - Architecture - 1876 - 621 pages
...octagonal apartment, . r i3 ft. in diameter, the whole interior dimensions being thus 263 ft. by 145 ft. This immense building is covered with vaults of very...being of a rubble or coarse concrete several feet 3ia. Plan of Imambara at Lucknow. (From Measurements by the Anthor.) Scale i00 ft. to I in. in thickness,...
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A History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest ..., Volume 3

James Fergusson - Architecture - 1876 - 621 pages
...feet :T!:!. Plan of luiatnbara at Lucknow. (From Measurements by the Anthor.) Scale i00 ft. to I ia. in thickness, which is laid on a rude mould or centering...bricks and mud, and allowed to stand a year or two to set and dry. The centering is then removed, and the vault, being in one piece, stands without abutment...
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History of Indian and Eastern Architecture: Forming the third volume of the ...

James Fergusson - Architecture - 1876 - 756 pages
...octagonal apartment, 53 ft.' in diameter, the whole interior dimensions being thus 263 ft. by 145 ft. This immense building is covered with vaults of very...being of a rubble or coarse concrete several feet .'UI Plan of Imambara at Lucknow. (From Measurcments by thc Author.) Scale 100 ft. to 1 tn, in thickness,...
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Picturesque India: A Handbook for European Travellers

William Sproston Caine - Description and Travel - 1891 - 624 pages
...whole interior dimensions being thus 263 feet by 145. This immense building is covered with vaults of a very simple form and still simpler construction, being...bricks and mud, and allowed to stand a year or two to set and dry. The centering is then removed, and the vault, being in one piece, stands without abutment...
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History of Indian and Eastern architecture

James Fergusson - Architecture, Oriental - 1899
...octagonal apartment, M ft. in diameter, the whole interior dimensions heing thus 2113 ft. by 145 ft. This immense building is covered with vaults of very simple form and still simpler construction, Iieing of a rubble or coarse concrete several feet 3i3. Plan of Imambara at Lucknow. (From Measurement...
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Cities of India

Sir George Forrest - India - 1903 - 350 pages
...the world which has an arched roof without supports. The historian of Indian Architecture writes : " This immense building is covered with vaults of very...feet in thickness, which is laid on a rude mould or centreing of bricks and mud, and allowed to stand a year or two to set and dry. The centreing is then...
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