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Marimallapa's High School, Mysore.

Marimallapa's High School, Mysore.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 430/41(15)

Item number: 4304115

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Marimallappa's High School, Mysore taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'. The view shows pupils and staff posed in front of the school, built to European designs. A caption note gives the following details, "Marimallappa was a Bakshi, or head of a department of the palace under Krishna Raja Wodeyar III, who, having no heirs, left his wealth for the promotion of education. The building was erected in 1886 and educated boys up to the Matriculation standard."

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