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'Bombay Native Hospital ... constructed at the joint expense of Sir Jamsetee Jeejeebhoy & the East India Company'. By C. Rosenberg after W. J. Huggins, published Collett and Co., 1843.

'Bombay Native Hospital ... constructed at the joint expense of Sir Jamsetee Jeejeebhoy & the East India Company'.  By C. Rosenberg after W. J. Huggins, published Collett and Co., 1843.

Engraver: Rosenberg, Charles (fl. mid-19th century)

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1843

Shelfmark: P196

Item number: 196

Length: 19

Width: 30

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Engraving of the Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy Hospital in Bombay by C. Rosenberg after W. J. Huggins and published by Collett and Co. in 1843. Inscribed: 'Bombay Native Hospital. This engraving of an important Charitable Institution, founded, and constructed at the joint expence of Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy & the East India Company, is respectfully dedicated to Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy, by his obedient servant, W. J. Huggins. (This Building is 400 feet in length & 280 feet in depth).'

Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy (1783-1859) was a Parsi merchant and an eminent philanthropist based in Bombay. The Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy Hospital was built in the 1840s and designed in the gothic style. This engraving shows the front and side fa├žades of the building.

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