The Afzal Ganj Hospital, Hyderabad.
Photographer: Dayal, Deen
Medium: Photographic print
Photograph from the Elgin Collection: 'Autumn Tour 1895. Vol II', of the Afzal Ganj Hospital at Hyderabd, taken by Deen Dayal, 14th November 1895. Hyderabad is situated on the River Musi in Andhra Pradesh, south India. The Afzal Ganj Hospital (now Osmania General Hospital) was opened in 1866 with 30 beds and also served as a teaching institution to the students of the Hyderabad Medical School. The building was partially damaged in the unprecedented floods in the Musi River in 1908 and a new building to accommodate 500 in-patients was constructed in 1926.