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View of east wall from S.-E. corner looking N. [Victoria Dock construction, Bombay].

View of east wall from S.-E. corner looking N. [Victoria Dock construction, Bombay].

Photographer: Taurines, E.

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: Photo 173/(34)

Item number: 17334

Genre: Photograph

The new docks at Bombay were foremost among several transforming improvements in the city following a period of economic prosperity. They were built to deal with the enormously expanded trade of the newly industrialised city. This photograph taken between 1885 and 1888 shows construction work on the Victoria Docks.

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