Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Matheran.--Photographer: Unknown Medium: Photographic print Date: 1855


A photograph of a view of Matheran, near Bombay from the 'Vibart Collection of Views in South India' taken by an unknown photographer about 1855.The area around Matheran, a hill station is characterised by the Points, a series of rocky promontories overlooking the valleys below. In the 19th Century the British established a hill station here as a cool retreat from the heat of Bombay in the spring and autumn months.

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