Sunday, March 2, 2014

closed system of bidding Bombay(Mumbai)1800's

photo of some of the communities of Bombay. Although it is from the 1800's it will give you an idea of the kinds of people Aungier invited to Bombay to live and trade

Hindu and Parsi traders doing business using the closed system of bidding, while their assistants inspect the goods (in this case, they are inspecting lengths of cloth)Source: The Graphic, 1870, found on ebay