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Victoria Memorial Eye Hospital, Colombo c1910s

Victoria Memorial Eye and Ear Hospital, Colombo c1910s

Victoria Memorial Eye & Ear Hospital, Colombo c1910s


The Victoria Memorial Eye and Ear Hospital was established in 1906, it was named in honor of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897. This red-brick colonial building is in the Indo-Saracenic style and it was designed by Colombo based architect Edward Skinner.

Photographer: Plate & Co, Colombo

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1. Menaka - June 12, 2015

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2. Pet Express - November 18, 2015

The Victoria Memorial Eye and Ear Hospital was established in 1906. This beautifully designed building faces a roundabout known as Lipton’s Circus in Colombo, named after the tea company that helped bring tea from Ceylon to the rest of the world.

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