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Resident Surgeon's Quarters, St George's Hospital, [Bombay].

Resident Surgeon's Quarters, St George's Hospital, [Bombay].

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 201/(47)

Item number: 20147

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Resident Surgeon's Quarters at 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. This view of the Resident Surgeon's Quarters at St George's Hospital shows a two-storey brick structure with stone mouldings on the arches and a timber arcade, balony and roof. The entranceway is indicated by a porte-cochรจre; a western architectural motif.

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