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Roads in Bombay

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022LLLL

Scope and Contents

Collection of photographs, including three duplicates, commissioned by McKenzies Limited to illustrate their highway construction work in Bombay, other regions of India and Ceylon.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1939


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Biographical / Historical

McKenzies Limited were timber merchants, engineers and contractors based at St. Helen's Court, Currimbhoy Bombay. They were active during the 1920s and early 1930s, and were later taken over by the Barber Asphalt Co. of New York.


39 item(s) (39 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair to good condition, some fading.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the RCS by Mrs. Maureen Hanton, whose husband worked for Barber Asphalt Co., in 1988.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.


McKenzies Limited

Includes index.
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Language of description
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Repository Details

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