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    Panorama of Elphinstone Circle, Bombay, ca. 1870s.
     
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    Panorama of Elphinstone Circle, Bombay, ca. 1870s.
    Phy. Description: 
    4 prints : albumen, mounted contiguously ; overall dimensions 22 x 111 cm.
    Digital Reference: 
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    Bio / His Notes: 
    The Elphinstone Circle was a large garden complex in south Bombay, laid out in 1869 and completed in 1972. With the support of then-governor Lord Elphinstone, the green space known as Bombay Greens was converted into a circle surrounded by buildings, with walkways and trees planted throughout and an ornamental fountain in the center. The whole park was then renamed Elphinstone Circle after the governor. In 1947, the garden was again renamed, this time in honor of Benjamin Horniman, the editor of the Bombay Chronicle and supporter of Indian independence.
    Summary: 
    Four albumen prints by an anonymous photographer, mounted contiguously on paper, depicting a panoramic view of the Elphinstone Circle (Horniman Circle Gardens), Bombay (Mumbai).
    Organization: 
    One folder in one flat box.
    Provenance: 
    Purchase, 2000.
    Restrictions: 
    Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
    Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Gardens -- India
    Parks -- India
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Bombay (India)
    India Maharashtra Bombay (Mumbai)
    Form / Genre: 
    Albumen prints -- 1860-1880.
    Photographs
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
    Local Number: 
    FSA A2000.02
    Item Information
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    Freer/Sackler ArchivesFSA A2000.02Add Copy to MyList

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