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Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay, in use as a temporary war hospital

RIBA Ref No RIBA106883
Architect/DesignerWittet, George (1880-1926)
CountryIndia
CityBombay
Subject Date1922
Image Date1915
ViewInterior
StyleIndian Style
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceA24/8
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectHospitals ; Museums
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.
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