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Matheran, 1881.

Matheran, 1881.

Photographer: Dayal, Deen

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Photo 752/1(34)

Item number: 752134

Length: 27.1

Width: 21.1

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of Matheran, from the Macnabb Collection (Col James Henry Erskine Reid): Album of miscellaneous views, taken by Deen Dayal in the 1880s. A small hill station, about 48km or 30 miles east of Bombay, Matheran lies at a height of 803 m above sea level. The town is situated in the forested Sahyadiri hills. The area is characterised by the Points, a series of rocky promontories overlooking the valleys below.

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