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Interior of St Thomas', Bombay, 1864.

Interior of St Thomas', Bombay, 1864.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1864

Shelfmark: Photo 937/(12)

Item number: 93712

Length: 18.7

Width: 22.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the interior of St. Thomas' Cathedral in Bombay, Maharashtra, by an unknown photographer, from an album of 40 prints taken in the 1860s. The small cathedral is considered the earliest of Bombay's English buildings. It was initiated by Gerald Aungier (Governor of Bombay 1672-75), and built between 1672 and 1718, the See was established in 1833. This view of the whitewashed interior shows punkahs (fans) hanging from ceiling.

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