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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Mumbai, Mahārāshtra, Indiaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1878-1888 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorStevens, Frederick Williamen_US
dc.date1878-1888en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-21T19:10:40Z
dc.date.available2016-06-21T19:10:40Z
dc.date.issued1878-1888en_US
dc.identifier264710en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 3382en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/180768
dc.descriptionUpper facade of the left flanking wing with Gothic Revival ornament; The historic railway station is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which still serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria (1887), and named Victoria Terminus. The popularity of the Gothic style was linked with the availability of good local building stone as well as the growth of a workforce well versed in Western techniques of carved masonry. It is the finest Victorian Gothic building in India. Inspired by Scott’s St. Pancras Station in London, it is a monumental affirmation of Victorian civic and imperial pride and an effective measure of the economic stature of the city. Crowned by a huge dome and interwoven with eclectic Indo-Saracenic details, it is an exuberant display of polychromatic stone, decorated tiles, marble and stained glass. The station's name was changed to its present one in March 1996 (named after a 17th century king) and it is now known simply as CST (or CSTM). The CST has 18 platforms; 7 are for locals trains and 11 are for long distance. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.oxfordartonline.com/ (accessed 7/28/2015)en_US
dc.format.mediumsandstone; limestone; marble; wooden_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectdecorative artsen_US
dc.subjectGreat Britain--Coloniesen_US
dc.subjectTransportationen_US
dc.subjectIndo-Saracenicen_US
dc.subjectBritish Rajen_US
dc.subjectImperialismen_US
dc.subjectNineteenth centuryen_US
dc.subjectAnglo-Mughalen_US
dc.titleChhatrapati Shivaji Terminusen_US
dc.title.alternativeVictoria Terminusen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-IN-M-CST-A05en_US
vra.culturalContextIndian (South Asian)en_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktyperailroad stationen_US
dc.contributor.displayFrederick William Stevens (British (modern) architect, 1847-1900)en_US


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