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'North West view of St Andrew's Church, Madras'. Coloured lithograph by J.B. Maxwell after original watercolour by John Gantz. Undated, c.1825.

'North West view of St Andrew's Church, Madras'.  Coloured lithograph by J.B.  Maxwell after original watercolour by John Gantz.  Undated, c.1825.

Artist: Maxwell, J.R. (fl.1820s), after Gantz, John (1772-1853)

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1825

Shelfmark: P706

Item number: 706

Length: 20.6

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Coloured lithograph by J.B. Maxwell after original watercolour by John Gantz, dated c.1825. of St Andrew's Church at Madras.

The splendid Neo-Classical St. Andrew's Church is situated north-east of Egmore Station. It was erected in 1818-1821 by Thomas de Havilland to a design by Lieutenant Grant. It is entered through a Ionic portico surmounted by a tower with tapering octagonal spire. The outer walls of the circular nave have Ionic columns repeating the ones of the portico.

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