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The fever hospital with bamboo scaffolding (when building), Calcutta

The fever hospital with bamboo scaffolding (when building), Calcutta

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(20)

Item number: 247120

Genre: Photograph

A Hand-coloured print of the Medical Hospital, Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. This is a view of the porticoed fa├žade of the Fever or General Medical Hospital on College Street, swathed in scaffolding during its construction. The Hospital was designed and built by Messrs. Bird & Co. and was opened in 1852. The foundations of the hospital were laid in 1848 by the Viceroy, Lord Dalhousie.

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