Place    From 12/12/1911 

New Delhi

Categories: Property

Capital city of India. It succeeded Calcutta as the capital of the country. The foundation stone of the city was laid by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. It was designed by British architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. The photograph shows the Viceroy's Palace, now known as the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which is the official home of the Indian President.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
New Delhi

Commemorated ati

Edwin Lutyens - SW1

The relief sculpture, by Stephen Cox, is called 'Figure Emerging', and was in...

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Mrs. Eliz. Doughty

Mrs. Eliz. Doughty

Probably alive in 1824.

Person, Property

1 memorial
Mattock & Parsons

Mattock & Parsons

Builders active 1890 - 1912 at least, initially as Mattock Bros, and based in Wood Green at one point. This image comes from the 1909 Book of the Exhibition of Houses and Cottages, Romford Garden S...

Group, Property

1 memorial
Thomas Devas

Thomas Devas

Wimbledon landowner and important member of local society. In 1854, Devas and two friends, Holroyd and Oliphant, founded Wimbledon Cricket Club and Devas became its first president. Lived in Mount ...

Person, Benefactor, Property, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Ebenezer Church

Ebenezer Church

From Exploring Southwark: "The Norwegian Mission Society opened a mission in Rotherhithe in 1868, originally in a temporary church until a permanent building, called the Ebenezer Church, was opened...

Building, Property, Religion

1 memorial