Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee In Bombay, 1887 Print

Victoria's Golden Jubilee Celebration In Bombay, 1887

 

Old 1887 print of Celebrating Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in Bombay, now Mumbai. This print is a page from The Graphic a London Newspaper of 1887. A front-page news report on Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee celebrations in Bombay in 1857. Including wood-cut images of the illumination and celebration in Mumbai. The captions read-

Triumphal arch erected at Colaba
Illuminations of Elphinstone circle, GPO, PWD offices, Bombay
Durbar at Kolhapur

2nd page-

Illumination in Bombay view looking down Rampart Row
The triumphal arch over the Queen’s Statue, Bombay

The 3rd page-

General view of the native fair
Entrance to the native fair, Bombay
Illumination of ships in the harbour, Bombay

The whole of India principally in the four cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai celebrated the queen’s jubilee. Read more A history of Jubilees. This is a piece of rare information on the colonial-era celebration of Victoria’s 50th year of accession. Click on the photo for better view.

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Victoria's Golden Jubilee Celebration In Bombay, 1887

Victoria's Golden Jubilee Celebration In Bombay, 1887