Bombay Gothic by Christopher W LondonBombay Gothic by Christopher W London

Bombay Gothic

byChristopher W London

Paperback | May 30, 2015

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The Gothic Revival architectural style, innovatively adapted to local conditions, was introduced to 19th century Bombay by Governor HBE Frere. Famous architects, theorists and prominent Indians of the era assisted him in the realization of his vision for Bombay as the country's first city. Tracing the evolution of its distinctive architectural style, Christopher London reveals the fascinating history of a developing metropolis. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs as well as rare archival material, and drawing visual comparisons with both contemporary and medieval European models, Bombay Gothic presents a comprehensive perspective of Victorian architecture in Bombay.
Christopher W London earned a doctorate from Oxford University in 1987 with a dissertation on British Architecture in Victorian Bombay. An art and architectural historian, he specializes in British architecture in India, and has won an award for his work in building preservation in New York. Affiliated to the Royal Institute of British...
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Title:Bombay GothicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pages, 7.43 × 5.86 × 0.44 inPublished:May 30, 2015Publisher:Jaico Publishing HouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8184956045

ISBN - 13:9788184956047

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