*"Leisure and gossip by the old Zamzamah Gun," Lahore-- the gun that was featured in the opening scene of Kim, and was located on the lawn of the Lahore Museum; a photo from 1903* (Ames Library); *more information (BL)*

A closer view of the Zamzamah gun, used when it was new in the Third Battle of Panipat (1761) and many later battles, and now located on the Mall in Lahore; a photo from c. the 1950's

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

Zamzamah, in a modern visitor's photo; the cannon was cast in 1757 on the orders of Ahmad Shah Abdali, and is 14.5 feet long with a bore of 9.5 inches. Its last user was Ranjit Singh; it was damaged in the siege of Multan in 1818, and was retired thereafter

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/razanoor/141751504/
(downloaded Mar. 2007)

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