• Bombay Gothic

Bombay Gothic

Publisher : Jaico Publishing House

Author : Christopher W London

Bombay Gothic (English) 

Bombay Gothic, by Christopher W. London, is a lavishly illustrated book of the Gothic architecture found in an enigmatic city called Bombay.

Summary of the Book

The Gothic Revival style of architecture was creatively adapted to local conditions in Bombay in the 19th century. Renowned architects and theorists helped the then Governor Frere in realizing the man’s vision for Bombay as India’s first city. In Bombay Gothic, Christopher traces the evolution of the city’s distinctive architectural style, along with colour photographs, rare archival material and drawing realistic visual comparisons with contemporary and medieval European styles of architecture.

About Christopher W. London

Christopher W. London is the President of Naumburg Orchestral Concerts. He earned his Ph.D. from Oxford, for his dissertation on British Architecture in Victorian Bombay. His other notable works include Victorian and Edwardian Architecture in India, From Bombay to Mumbai, and The Arts of Kutch.

Book Details
Author Christopher W London
Book Information
Publisher Jaico Publishing House
ISBN 978-81-8495-604-7
No. of Pages 156

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