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The Dufferin Zenana Hospital, Gaya.

The Dufferin Zenana Hospital, Gaya.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1895

Shelfmark: Photo 15/1(13)

Item number: 13

Length: 19.8

Width: 28

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the main facade of the single storey brick-built hospital, Gaya, from the Elgin Collection: 'Spring Tours 1894-98', taken in 1895. Formerly known as the Lady Elgin Zenana Hospital, the building was opened in 1895. It had 82 beds and was meant for local women. The hospital was primarily for gynaecological and obstetric work. It was originally maintained by the Countess of Dufferin Fund and local contributions

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