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Bombay (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 244 Collections and/or Records:

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Sir Ferozeshah Metha reading the address, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/16
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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Sir Pherozeshah [i.e. Ferozeshah] Metha reading the address, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/17
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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Sir Walter Lawrence receiving gifts from Parsees, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/23
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 1 15041, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/8
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246 x 198 mm. View looking north over the rooftops of Bombay from the tower of St Thomas’ Cathedral. In the centre of the print, running north, is Bazar Gate Street, with the NE corner of the Maidan visible at the top left of the photograph. This print forms the central portion of a six part panorama of the city from the cathedral extending 180°. Y3022A/12, 13, 8, 10, 11, 9 provide a continuous view from west to east.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 2 15042, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/9
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250 x 200 mm. View looking ESE from the Cathedral tower, with the Green in the foreground and shipping at anchor in the harbour beyond.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 3 15043, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/10
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251 x 199 mm. View looking NE from the Cathedral tower over the rooftops and towards the harbour. Cross Island is visible in the distance. The section of harbour seen here was largely reclaimed for docks in the following years.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 4 15044, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/11
Scope and Contents 251 x 200 mm. View looking east from the Cathedral tower, over the Green and towards the Town Hall and Harbour. The Town Hall is in the centre of the print and facing the Cathedral across the Green. Designed by Colonel Thomas Cowper of the Bombay Engineers and financed partly by subscription and partly by government funding it was built between 1820 and 1833. Behind the Town Hall parts of Bombay Castle are to be seen while to the left is the Mint, designed by Major John Hawkins of the Bombay...
Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 5 15045, 1850 - 1879

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/12
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251 x 200 mm. View looking west from the Cathedral tower, over the rooftops and towards Black Bay. Church Lane runs across the picture in the foreground with the junction with Church Gate Street at the right. In the centre middle distance is Outer Church Gate Street with the Esplanade beyond. Photograph reproduced in Edwardes, vol 2, p1 173 and there dated 1864.

Dates: 1850 - 1879
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Six part panorama of Bombay Part 6 15046, 1864

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022A/13
Scope and Contents 251 x 200 mm. View looking NW from the Cathedral tower. Church Gate Street runs into the print at the bottom left hand corner and forms a junction with Cowasjee Place Street. Looking over the roof tops the open space of the Maidan can be seen, a triangular area bounded by Esplanade, Waudby and Esplanade Cross Roads. At the furthest corner of the Maidan, the Money Institution can be identified, at this period unsurrounded by other buildings (compare with Y3022GG/9).Beyond the Maidan are the...
Dates: 1864
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Starting for Government House, 1905-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints varying in size from approximately 50 x 80 mm to 290 x 249 mm. Captions are handwritten by the Prince of Wales. This records the visit to India of the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary. The front cover is embossed with India 1905-6. Locations depicted include Bombay, Indore, Udaipur, Jaipur, Bikaner, Gajner, Lahore, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Delhi, Agra, Gwalior, Lucknow, Calcutta, Burma, Madras, Hyderabad and Mysore. There are prints of the arrival of...
Dates: 1905-11
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Steamer for Goa, 1908

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 7/951
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Quarter-plate (landscape format). People waiting to go to Goa from Carmac Bund, Bombay (Goa steamer to left of picture).

Dates: 1908
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Street scene, Bombay, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/417
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Approximately 235 x 175 mm. Collotype. Illustration photographed by Clifton and Co.

Dates: 1900
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Temple at Maha Leekshmee [Mahalakshmi], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022GG/14
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270 x 208 mm. View showing a small Indian temple standing beside a single storey building in European style with a colonnaded verandah. The temple is presumably one of the smaller ones in the complex rather than the main Mahalakshmi Temple.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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The Apolo Bunder, 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/1
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14
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The arrival of T.R.Hs the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/8
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14
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The Bunder, 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/4
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14
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The Court House, Bombay, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/47
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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[The Crawford Market, Bombay], 1890 - 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022GG/11
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205 x 243 mm. View of the entrance and clocktower of the Crawford Market, situated on a triangular plot of land bounded by the Carnac, Paltan and Esplanade Roads. Designed by (Sir) William Emerson and built between 1867 and 1869, the market is named after Arthur Crawford (Municipal Commissioner 1865-71). The Friezes above the arches on the corner of the building were the work of Lockwood Kipling.

Dates: 1890 - 1899
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The Crawford Market, Bombay, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/52
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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The Docks Bombay, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 12/49
Scope and Contents From the File:

Contains prints, of various sizes, mounted in an album bound in red half-leather inscribed on the front cover 'Photographs: Royal Tour in India: Bombay and Indore. Raja Deen Dayal and Sons. State Photographers' and with the Prince of Wales Emblem above. All prints have typed captions.

Dates: 1905
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The homeward voyage, with stops at Port Sudan, Port Said, Malta, Gibraltar, 1912-01

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 20/410
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains photographs ranging in size from 85 x 70 mm to 290 x 235 mm bound in a black leather album with 'Indian Tour 1911-1912' on the front cover. This records the visit to India for the Delhi Durbar of December 1911. Taken by various photographers, it appears to have been the personal record of the King or Queen, and covers the outward voyage from Portsmouth via Port Said, Suez, and Aden to Bombay, a detailed record of the Durbar and other events in Delhi, shooting in Nepal, the...
Dates: 1912-01
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The labourers bustle eager for work

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 23/2
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains hand-coloured prints, 196 x 140 mm., each set in a deep mount with title in gold lettering below and bound in a dark green padded untitled album. The printed title page of this album indicates its purpose. 'The Ships of the Royal Indian Tour coaled in Bombay in the fastest manner possible and Uniqe record for speed established on H.M.S. Terrible while equipping for the return voyage, by J.F. Karaka and Co., Bombay coaling contractors to His Majesty's Navy. The achievement was...
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The Malabar Point, Bombay, 1874 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022J/5
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265 x 200 mm. No. 1035.

Dates: 1874 - 1910
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The native town from Malabar Hill [Bombay], 1870

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022H/2
Scope and Contents

291 x 227 mm. View from Malabar Hill looking east over Back Bay towards the city. Photograph by Bourne & Shepherd no. 2510.

Dates: 1870
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The opening of the New Princes St. [i.e. Street] by T.R.Hs, 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 8/15
Scope and Contents From the File: Contains prints. This appears to have been an official record of the Royal Tour. Each page has a heading for the place and date and most photographs are captioned, probably by a professional calligrapher. The Prince of Wales Feathers are on the cover and 'The Royal Tour of India 1905-1906' on the spine. Locations and periods covered are: Bombay, 9 November- 14 November, 1905; Udaipur, 18 November - 29 November, 1905; Jaipur, 21 November-23 November, 1905; Lahore, 28 November-1...
Dates: 1905-11-09 - 1905-11-14