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Captain Biggs of the Bombay Artillery
1855, 22 February (recorded)
Published in "Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay", Volume 5, p.686.
Resolved " That the letter No. 702, dated 17th February 1855, from the Secretary to Government, General Department, with enclosed despatch No. 59, dated 29th December 1854, from the Honorable the Court of Directors, be handed over for the information and guidance of the Cave-Temple Commission."
The Honorable Court, in their despatch (No. 59 of 1854), comment on the great expense which the entertainment of Mr. Fallon for planning and illustrating the Cave-Temples and their sculptures has entailed, also the expense attending the employment of Mr. Brett to copy the Cave-Temple Inscriptions, and request that, at the expiration of Mr. Fallon's present engagement, photography may be substituted for both these purposes.
The Honorable Court also mention that Captain Biggs, of the Bombay Artillery, is an excellent photographist; and the Government, in accordance with their recommendation, have been pleased to appoint this officer to succeed Mr. Fallon in June next. 22nd Feb. 1855.