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Lawrence occupied it for a time, and Sir Robert Montgomery adopted it as Government House. It is now much transformed. Beyond Government House on the road to the Cantonment are the Club and the Panjab Chiefs' College, the only successful attempt in Lahore to adapt oriental design to modern conditions.

The Indian City.— In its streets and bazars Lahore is a truly eastern city, and far more interesting than Delhi, so far as private buildings are concerned. In public

Fig. 147 Street in Lahore.

edifices it possesses some fine examples of Moghal architecture. Every visitor should drive through the town to the Fort past Wazir Khan's mosque. Under British rule the height of the city wall has been reduced by one-half and the moat filled in and converted into a garden. Wazir Khan's mosque founded in 1634 by a Panjabf