Notes on the Geography of Northern India: Lucknow of the Nawabs: Photo 15
The hall measures 53 by 163 feet, and rises to a height of 49. Fergusson writes (II, 329) that "the hall stands without abutment or thrust, apparently a better and more durable form of roof than our more scientific Gothic vaulting; certainly far cheaper and far more easily made, since it is literally cast on a mud form." The ceiling is composed of rubble and concrete, which was left to dry on temporary centerings.
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