Multi Views Of British Era Bombay City – 5 Postcards 1900

kala ghoda and elphinstone college mint road bombay

Old postcards from around 1900 showing multiple views of British Era Bombay City. It consists of a 9 in 1 postcard displaying Crawford Market, Municipal Office, Victoria Terminus, High Court, Malabar Hill, Apollo Bunder, Yacht Club, etc. The other postcard is of Kala Ghoda and Elphinstone College.

The third is of the beautiful Mint Road in Bombay (Mumbai), which was once unhurried and serene, see the pigeons and cows in the middle of the road. The 4th postcard is of Girgaum Road a main arterial road of Bombay. The road lies near Chowpatty, see the two trams in the middle of this narrow road. Finally, the 5th postcard shows the Royal Alfred Sailors Home with a tram in front. Today it is the Maharastra Police Headquarters.

Read also When Bombay Overtook Calcutta: A History Of India’s Financial Geography.

Did you know – Mumbai is the wealthiest city in the country today. This was because of the great cotton export boom during the British era. 

Past posts – Raja Ravi Varma By E M J Venniyoor, Book., King George V & Queen At Calcutta, 3 Photos 1912., Queen Mary At The Taj Mahal, Old Print 1911., 1909 Old Book – Kashmir By Sir Francis Younghusband.

 

 

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