MUMBAI      ASMALL TRIBUTE  www.funonthenet.in
Rajabai Tower    The University of Mumbais most famouslandmark. Standing 260 ft tall and endowed with amazing sculptures, ...
Queens Road  One of Mumbais prominent promenades in the 19thCentury, Queens Road was also its most picturesque. Its  broad...
Here comes the train !       One of the earliest undated pictures          taken of the citys rail system       depicts Bo...
An evening walk down Marine Drive   This undated picture of Marine Drive shows a Parsi familytaking an evening walk down t...
The Catholic Gymkhana  The elegance of Mumbais club history isexemplified in this late 19th century picture ofThe Catholic...
Mumbadevi TempleAnd heres how the city got its name. The exquisiteMumbadevi (Goddess Mumba) Temple is featured   here in a...
The view from Malabar HillWhen Lord Elphinstone set up Malabar Hill as the haunt of British nobility, perhaps it was this ...
Churchgate and its surroundings   OK, can you recognise this place? Well actually, not many can. Thisfantastic, undated ae...
Mumbai High Court The British influence is all over the place in this superb  picture showing the High Court in the compan...
Check out more great forwards at   www.funonthenet.in
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  1. 1. MUMBAI ASMALL TRIBUTE www.funonthenet.in
  2. 2. Rajabai Tower The University of Mumbais most famouslandmark. Standing 260 ft tall and endowed with amazing sculptures, it was financed by Cottonentrepreneur and banker Premchand Roychand in the late 19th century. www.funonthenet.in
  3. 3. Queens Road One of Mumbais prominent promenades in the 19thCentury, Queens Road was also its most picturesque. Its broad tree-lined avenues would have been a sight to experience . www.funonthenet.in
  4. 4. Here comes the train ! One of the earliest undated pictures taken of the citys rail system depicts Bombays commuters doing exactly the same thing in the 19th century as they do in the 21st -- waiting eagerly for next train!www.funonthenet.in
  5. 5. An evening walk down Marine Drive This undated picture of Marine Drive shows a Parsi familytaking an evening walk down the promenade in the backdrop of Rajabai Tower, the most imposing symbol of Mumbai University. www.funonthenet.in
  6. 6. The Catholic Gymkhana The elegance of Mumbais club history isexemplified in this late 19th century picture ofThe Catholic Gymkhana at Marine Lines. TheCatholic Gymkhana was considered one of the most elite clubs in Bombay .www.funonthenet.in
  7. 7. Mumbadevi TempleAnd heres how the city got its name. The exquisiteMumbadevi (Goddess Mumba) Temple is featured here in a picture taken in early 20th century. www.funonthenet.in
  8. 8. The view from Malabar HillWhen Lord Elphinstone set up Malabar Hill as the haunt of British nobility, perhaps it was this view that was behind the decision. Surely one of the reasons why Mumbai has such a glorious past. www.funonthenet.in
  9. 9. Churchgate and its surroundings OK, can you recognise this place? Well actually, not many can. Thisfantastic, undated aerial photograph of Churchgate (dont miss the RailwayHeadquarters building in the foreground) was shot in the late 19th century. www.funonthenet.in
  10. 10. Mumbai High Court The British influence is all over the place in this superb picture showing the High Court in the company of theMumbai University buildings, including the Rajabai Tower. www.funonthenet.inAnd check out the Oval Maidan in the foreground encircled
  11. 11. Check out more great forwards at www.funonthenet.in

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