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Male Ward, Front View, St George's Hospital, [Bombay].

Male Ward, Front View, St George's Hospital, [Bombay].

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 201/(45)

Item number: 20145

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the front view of the Male Ward St George's Hospital in Bombay from the 'Album of architectural and topographical views, mostly in South Asia' taken by an unknown photographer in the 1890s.St George's Hospital was designed by John Adams (1845-1920) and completed in 1892. Adams joined the Public Works Department in 1869. Working principally in the neo-Gothic style dominant in Bombay at this time, Adams designed over 25 buildings in the city. His commissions included the Wilson College and the Royal Bombay Yacht Club. In this photograph of the front view of the Male Ward at St George's Hospital we can see that the building is punctuated with arcades and has a high pitched roof.

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