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View of excavation from communication passage looking towards S.W. [Victoria Dock construction, Bombay].

View of excavation from communication passage looking towards S.W. [Victoria Dock construction, Bombay].

Photographer: Taurines, E.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 173/(10)

Item number: 17310

Genre: Photograph

Photograph by E Taurines of Victoria Dock construction work in Bombay City taken between 1885-88. In 1884, a scheme for an extension to the Prince's Dock put before the Government was approved. The extension which later came to be called Victoria Dock was a water space of 24.22 acres, containing three jetties, 400 ft. long by 230 ft. wide, a passage communicating with the Prince's Dock and a rear entrance.

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