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Front View of Maharashtra Police Headquarter, Mumbai

2019/2019

Art Deco Mumbai

Art Deco Mumbai
Mumbai, India

View of the Maharashtra Police Headquarter, formerly known as the Royal Alfred Sailor's Home, commemorated the visit of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, to the city in 1870. It was the first monumental building constructed at Wellington Circle between 1872 - 76. Built to house 78 seamen, this heritage property was designed by Frederick William Stevens using local high quality stone in an early or 'domestic' Gothic style of architecture.

This buildings is a part of 'The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai', a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was inscribed to the list on June 30, 2018.

Details

  • Title: Front View of Maharashtra Police Headquarter, Mumbai
  • Date Created: 2019/2019
  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Subject Keywords: Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mumbai, Bombay, 19th century, 20th century, Maharashtra Police Headquarter, Wellington Circle, S P Mukherjee Chowk, Victorian Gothic, Royal Alfred Sailors' Home, F W Stevens
  • Rights: Art Deco Mumbai Trust
  • Neighbourhood: Colaba

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