30 Historic Pictures Of ‘Bombay’ That Will Take You Back In Time



Mumbaikars have always had a deep sense of pride on their city and its growth. Here we have endeavored to provide more than one reason for them to be proud all over again. Being ruled by a diverse set of rulers, Mumbai has undergone landmark changes but it's essence has remained the same. 

This story has truly been a photographers' delight and I'm determined to keep snapping every inch of Mumbai!

1. Bombay (Mumbai) Harbour Scene – 1880’s


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2. Beautiful Architechture in Bombay (Mumbai) – c1890’s


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3. A Bombay (Mumbai) Drygoods Store – c1920’s


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4. An Indian Soldier Leads Away a Hindu Rioter In a Debris Strewn Street Of Bombay (Mumbai) – 1946


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5. Chor Bazar 


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6. Busy Street Scene in Bombay (Mumbai) b- c1880’s


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7. Bombay Harbour, from the Apollo Pier, 1855-1862


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8. Jain Temple, Byculla Railway Station, Bombay (Mumbai), 1855-1862


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9. Tramway Company Office


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10. The Victoria Terminus in Bombay, one of the finest stations in the world


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11. Bombay Courthouse, 1850


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12. Old Gateway of India – Mumbai


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13. The Port, Bombay


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14. Women Gather At A Party In Mumbai (Bombay) in 1910 


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15. Monkey Temple ; Kalbadevi Road ; Old Bombay


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16. Streets of Mumbai (19th Century)


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17. Ships in Bombay Harbour (c. 1731). Bombay emerged as a significant trading town during the mid-18th century.


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18. Asiatic Society Library, Mumbai


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19. Mail Train at Poona new station


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20. Fisher Women of Bombay 


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21. Cornwallis Monument and Secretariat, Bombay (Mumbai), 1855-1862


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22. The Cathedral, Bombay (Mumbai), 1855-1862


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23. Bombay Police, 1855-1862


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24. Elphinstone College and Sassoon Library – Late 19th Century

Elphinstone College and Sassoon Library
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25. Panorma of Bombay (Mumbai) – 1870

Panorama of Bombay
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26. Group of Brahmins, Bombay (Mumbai) – 1870

Bombay, Group of Brahmins, Parbu Caste
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27. The Coconut Festival, Bombay (Mumbai) – 1870


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28. General Elections Campaingning Press Photograh – Bombay (Mumbai) 1967


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29. The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel – Bomaby (Mumbai) – 1908


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30. Marine Drive 1930


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Hope you enjoyed reading this one. And enjoyed your ride through the years! 

 





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