Basic Site Details

Name: Prince of Wales Museum of Western India
City or county: Bombay
Country: India
Grid ref:
Notes: Assessed by John Begg

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Prince of Wales Museum of Indian Art  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Museum  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21908 Competition held 
Item 2 of 21910 Design exhibitedDesign by James S Gibson (not successful) exhibited at Japan British Exhibition


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3George Wittet  1908 Second premium in competition, but won commission as he was based in Bombay
Item 2 of 3James Miller  1908 Design selected in competition but George Wittet was appointed
Item 3 of 3James Glen Sivewright Gibson F1908 Competition design - not sccessful


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Japan British Exhibition1910Japan British Exhibition 1910  1039 (Gibson's design)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal1948 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Wittet: L v22 no1768