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Bombay Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy Hospital 15037, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/4

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247 x 199 mm. A view looking northwards across the Babula Tank towards the Jamsetji Jijibhoy Hospital. The Grant Medical College is visible at the left. The buildings are of a similar style and were built during the same period. The main building of the hospital contained 18 wards with a total of 237 beds for the relief of the native poor of all classes. The East India Company paid half the costs, the rest being supplied by the merchant and philanthropic Sir Jamsetji Jijibhoy (1783-1859). This photograph is reproduced in Edwardes, vol 3, p 188, and there dated 1864.


  • Creation: 1864


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