Institute of Science & Museum Bombay, Old PC 1947
Old 1947 photo postcard of the Institute of Science and the Prince of Wales Museum, Bombay, now Mumbai. This is another of A K Haseler’s famous aerial views of Bombay.
See earlier post Aerial View of British Bombay In 1936, Old Print.
Shown is the Fort area of Bombay with the docks in the background. Prominent are the Royal Institute of Science and the Prince of Wales Museum. Now known as the Institute of Science and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya respectively. There are some art deco buildings visible in the foreground and behind the museum. There were other art deco buildings in Mumbai constructed during the British era. One of them was the row of houses in front of Marine Drive. Click on the photo for better view.
Did you know- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya or the Prince of Wales museum was designed by George Wittet who also designed the Gateway Of India.
From the collection- Antique Painting of Madras Fort St George., British Royal Field Artillery Belgaum – Old Photo., Flying Boat/Seaplane Service In British India, Old Print 1948., Rare Vintage Book – Madras The Birth Place Of British India