Reception To The Prince of Wales At The Townhall Bombay, 1905 Print

Reception To The Prince of Wales At Townhall Bombay, 1905 Print

A 1905 print that shows the interior of the Bombay (Mumbai) Townhall where a reception was to be given to the Prince and Princess of Wales. This page is from the Black & White newspaper, of December 9, 1905.  The title reads- The Royal Visit To India: The Town Hall., Bombay, Decorated For The Reception Of The Princess Of Wales. 

King George V and Queen Mary, both visited India as the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1905. They had an extensive tour of the Indian subcontinent that lasted four months. The royal couple visited Bombay, Bangalore, Jaipur, Kapurthala, Delhi, Lucknow, Rangoon, Madras, Calcutta, Lahore, and so on. They travelled by the Royal Train that was specially refurbished for this occasion. Shown here is the Bombay Town Hall which had been grandly decorated for the reception.

Read more About The Royal Visit To India In 1905-1906. See posts King George V & Queen Mary At Delhi Durbar, 1911 Postcard,

 and City Fair & Royal Visit To British Era Bombay, 1883 Print

Did you know- the Prince and Princess of Wales returned as Emperor King George V and Empress Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar in 1911.

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