Officers' bungalow, India, c 1930.
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Senior officers' bungalow, 'up country'. The house, used by officers on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIPR), was built when the British were in control of India and so the architecture is very similar to British houses. The GIPR was opened in 1853, from Bombay to Thane. It expanded quickly and by 1870 stretched all the way across India to Calcutta.