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Arnott, Marmaduke Henry, fl. 1881-1913 (engineer and photographer)



  • Existence: fl. 1881 - 1913


Marmaduke Henry Arnott trained at the Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper's Hill. He was appointed to the Indian Public Works Department on the 23rd September 1881 and was posted to Bengal. In March 1894 he was the Executive Engineer and by December 1908 he was the Superintending Engineer. In April 1912 he was transferred to Bihar and Orissa. From 1898 until 1903 he was in charge of the restoration work on the Bhuvanesvar temples. He retired in July 1913.


The India List 1896.

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Report with photographs of the repairs executed to some of the principal temples at Bhubanasvar and caves in the Khandagiri and Udaigiri Hills, Orissa, India, between 1898 and 1903 by M.H. Arnott, M. Inst. C.E., Executive Engineer, Bengal Public Works

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022W
Scope and Contents Rectangular folio volume containing reports and silver prints of architecture before and after repair. Most measure either approximately 290 x 240 mm or 240 x 190 mm, with letterpress captions beneath. The prints showing the temples before repair were taken in 1892. Photographs by Marmaduke Henry Arnott.Restoration of the Bhubanesvar temples and Khandagiri Caves.The temples were constructed during the Kesari dynasty (AD 473-1131) and represent the Indo-Aryan style at its...
Dates: 1892 - 1903
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