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Jubilee Institute, Mysore.

Jubilee Institute, Mysore.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 430/41(20)

Item number: 4304120

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the interior of the Jubilee Institute, Mysore taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'. "Constructed in 1887, in commemoration of the Jubilee of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, Empress of India, as a museum for exhibiting the arts, economic and other products of the country. It contains a library of ancient oriental literature and the latest productions of the west. The foundation stone was laid by H.H. the late Maharaja on the 20th June, 1887. The exterior of the building is decorated with figures of Hindu mythology.", reads the note accompanying this photograph.

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