Bowring Institute Club In Bengaluru – Old Postcard 1907
This is the third postcard on Bowring Institute a club in Bangalore or Bengaluru dating to around 1907. Started by Britisher B.L. Rice a civil service personnel in the British India era of 1888.
Bowring Institute is a social and recreational club in a 12-acre plot in the heart of Bengaluru city. Its main building was conferred as a structure.
Read more- The elite members-only club.
The building shown in the picture is after modification adding the two side wing rooms. See my post of the original main building before the modification- Bowring Institute Bangalore – Old Postcard 1895.
Verandah and the two side wing rooms were added, the center portico is there from the beginning. These three postcards show an interesting transformation. A major restoration of the club’s main building commenced in 2015 and completed in 2020. It is today one of Bengaluru’s heritage buildings.
Other items from my collection- Cumballa Hill Area In The 19th Century – Old Photo 1880., 1964 M. Suriyamoorthy Charcoal On Paper Nude (#3)., Old Book – From Lisbon To Calicut 1956., Eden Garden & Harbour In Kolkata – Old Print 1905