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The Civil Hospital [Madurai]

The Civil Hospital [Madurai]

Photographer: Tripe, Linnaeus

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 953/2(6)

Item number: 95326

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Civil Hospital, Madurai, Tamilnadu, is part of a collection entitled 'Photographic Views in Madurai ' (Madras, 1858) and was taken by Linnaeus Tripe in 1858. ''The building in the view is the only remains of the old fort of Madura. It formed one of its gateways. Orme says that that the fort consisted of a double wall and ditch and was nearly 4000 yards in circumference.''

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