Tuesday, July 6, 2010

On the road to the old 'Marine Lines', Bombay--Photographer: Unknown Medium: Photographic print Date: 1870

Photograph with a view of a carriage on a road lined with palms at Bombay (Mumbai), Maharashtra, taken by an unknown photographer in the 1870s, part of the Bellew Collection of Architectural Views. The area known as Marine Lines at Bombay took its name from the 10th Marine Battalion of the Bombay Pioneers, composed of Indian troops led by British officers, which was stationed here in the mid-19th century.

On the road to the old 'Marine Lines', Bombay.

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