Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay, under construction

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RIBApix ref no RIBA106890
Architect/DesignerWittet, George (1880-1926)
CountryIndia
CityBombay
Subject Date1922
Image Date1905
ViewExterior
StyleIndian Style
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA25/45
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction began in 1908. The building was approaching completion in 1914, at the outbreak of the first world war, when it was decided to convert it temporarily to a hospital for wounded soldiers to be named the Lady Hardinge War Hospital. It finally opened as a museum in 1922.

Subject tags

museums, construction sites, scaffolding