Durbar Court, India Office

Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt

1861-67

India Office, Whitehall, London

"The India Office courtyard, a tour de force of Italian Renaissance architecture and Minton's majolica, is [Wyatt's] masterpeice" (ODNB entry on Wyatt).

Photograph and text 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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Note the "M" on the bracket supporting the balustrade on the extreme left. Wyatt spelt out on these supports: THIS COURT WAS BUILT A.D. 1866 M.D. WYATT ARCHITECT