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The Public Offices, Bangalore.

The Public Offices, Bangalore.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1890

Shelfmark: Photo 430/41(4)

Item number: 430414

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Public Offices, Bangalore taken in the 1890s by an unknown photographer, is from the Curzon Collection's 'Souvenir of Mysore Album'.The view is of the main fa├žade of the building situated in Cubbon Park, with an equestrian statue of Sir Mark Cubbon (longest serving Commissioner of Bangalore) on the right. Caption notes accompanying the album read, "Designed and built by Col (now Sir) Richard Sankey,1864-1868, for the Mysore Chief Commissioner's offices. The Mysore Government now holds its offices in the buildings, and the Council of Regency meets weekly in the large central hall upstairs."

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