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New Cathedral High School, Bombay.

New Cathedral High School, Bombay.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 201/(38)

Item number: 20138

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the New Cathedral High School in Bombay from the 'Album of architectural and topographical views, mostly in South Asia' taken by an unknown photographer in the 1890s. The New Cathedral High School was built by Khan Bahadur Muncherjee Cowasjee Murzban (1839-1917). Murzban was born in Bombay and trained at the Engineering College in Pune. He oversaw the construction of the General Post Office and the Chief Presidency Magistrate’s Court in the city. This view of the school shows a four-storey structure articulated with arcades, balconies and a high pitched roof.

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