BOMBAY TO MUMBAI (1)

CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VASTU SANGRAHALAYA 
(THE PRINCE OF WALES MUSEUM OF WESTERN INDIA)

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Some of the drawings from this gallery:

img_2209Bombay, on the Malabar Coast, belonging to the East India Company of England: By Jan van Ryne, published by Robert Sayer as no. 2 in the series View of the Early Settlements, London, 1754.

img_2212Approach to the Bore Ghaut: By Robert Melville Grindlay, published in Grindlay’s Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, Chiefly on the Western side of India, London, 1826-30, Vol.1, pl.8.

img_2219Gateway of Aurungzeb’s Daughter’s Tomb at Aurangabad: By Sir Harry Francis Colville Darell, published in China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity: A Series of Thirteen Treble-Tinted Views from Sketches by Lieut. -Col. Sir Harry Darell, London and Brighton, 1852.

img_2223Fishing Boats in the Monsoon, Northern Part of Bombay Harbour: By Clarkson Stanfield from a sketch by John Johnson, published in Grindlay’s Scenery, Costumes and Architecture, Chiefly on the Western side of India, London, 1826-30, Vol. II, fig.21.

img_2227Parell, the Government House, Bombay: By Sir Harry Francis Colville Darell, published in China, India, Cape of Good Hope and Vicinity: A Series of Thirteen Treble-Tinted Views from Sketches by Lieut. -Col. Sir Harry Darell, London and Brighton, 1852.

img_2244The GhatSeele, Tooljapoor: By Weld Taylor, published in The Sketches in the Deccan by Captain Philip Meadows Taylor, London, 1837.

img_2246Cave Temple of Rameswur, Ellora: By Weld Taylor, after James Wales, published in The Sketches in the Deccan by Captain Philip Meadows Taylor, London, 1837.

img_2250Shah-Bhaug, a Summer Palace, Built by the Emperor Shah Jehan, on the Banks of the Sabermatty: By James Forbes, published in Oriental Memoirs: Selected and Abridged from a Series of Familiar Letters Written during Seventeen Years’ Residence in India, London, 1813, Vol. 3, pl. 9.

img_2252The Rajapoor River, Southern Concan: By Major Robert Pouget, published in A Series of Views in India and in the Vicinity of Bombay, London, 1843.

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Garden-House in a Village near Baroche, in Guzerat: By James Forbes, published in Forbes’ Oriental Memoirs: Selected and Abridged from a Series of Familiar Letters Written during Seventeen Years’ Residence in India, London, 1813, Vol. 2, fig. 11.

 

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4 comments

  1. Its interesting how India has reverted the names of the cities back to its origin (Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata etc).
    On the other hand, these exhibits illustrate the draw the east had been for the Europeans, with the explorations that would have taken place in order to produce these sketches.

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