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Bombay Jumma Musjid 15047, 1850 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/14

Scope and Contents

249 x 198 mm. View from the upper storey of a building on Sheik Meman Street looking across the road towards the Jumma Musjid or Great Mosque, situated a short distance NW of the Crawford Market. Built between 1775 and 1802 over a tank in the garden of a Kankani moslem, the mosque is a quadrangular tiered construction of brick and stone decorated with turrets and ornate balustrades. The mosque was repaired and enlarged in 1837 and from this time date the row of two storey, terrace roofed shops surrounding the building.


  • Creation: 1850 - 1879


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Finding aid date

2012-03-06 11:14:06+00:00

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