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The Charm of Bombay - An anthology of writings in praise of the first city of India

Mirza Firuz Shah

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Subject:

History

Subclass:

Timured/Mughal

Subject Era:

Author:

R.P. Karkaria

Volume:

-

Edition:

-

Year:

1867

Publisher and Place:

D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co., Bombay - 1915

Languages:

English

ISBN 10|13:

978-1177930529

Royal Mughal Ref:

ARC-1000001-2392

Description

A street in Bombay - 1867

This chromolithograph is taken from plate 4 of William Simpson's 'India: Ancient and Modern'. The artist depicts the teeming street of the bustling city of Bombay (Mumbai), a hub of India trade. A distinct feature of the architecture was the elaborate red-and-green coloured carving on wooden pillars and beams of houses. The man in a white turban reading a book is a Parsi priest. Simpson wrote: "the high turban of a Parsi is sure to greet you everywhere". The Parsis were adherents of the Zoroastrian religion and mostly concentrated in Bombay. Their ancestors had fled Muslim persecution in eighth-century Iran in the eighth century. At the time of this image they began to adopt items of western dress along with their native clothing.

Copyright � The British Library Board

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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