Creator

Creator

Gregory, Carl Louis

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Identifier

2005002r_FEP-21_Victoria_Memorial_Calcutta_1922

Creation Date

1922

Subject—Topics

Architecture; Victoria Memorial; India

Date Range

1922

Description

Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta, India. Architect Sir William Emerson laid down the actual plan of the memorial. The design of the structure represents a fusion of British and Mughal architecture. Lord Redesdale and Sir David Prain designed the gardens. White Makrana marbles were used in the construction of Victoria Memorial Hall and the building was inaugurated in the year 1921. The massive hall is 338 feet (103 m) by 228 feet (69 m) and rises to a height of 184 feet (56 m).

Format

BW photograpy, 7.5" x 9.75"

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

FEP-21

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