Custom House at Ballard Pier (Code: 132) – Mounted Photo Print

 
 

$ 46$ 77

Before 1911, the Custom department at Mumbai was accommodated in two main buildings namely the Fort Custom House and the Branch Custom House at the Princess Docks. In view of the increase in the volume of trade and customs clearances, it was decided in 1907, that a New Central Custom House would be constructed at Ballard Estate.

The construction was completed in 1913. However, with the start of the First World War it was converted into a military hospital (the vestiges of which can still be seen in the white tiles on the walls of staircase next to the entrance). The building was formally handed over to the Customs Department in 1922

The New Custom House was designed by George Wittet, then Consulting Architect to the Government of Bombay, in what came to be known as the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.

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Description

Magnate Publishing House invites you to embark upon a fascinating journey of unearthing the wonderful past of this glorious city through ‘BOMBAY 100 YEARS AGO’, an exclusive limited edition series of rare vintage archival prints.

‘BOMBAY 100 YEARS AGO’ is a collection of 100 exclusive & authenticated photographs, showcasing the heritage and historic landmarks of Bombay.

The copyrights of ‘Bombay 100 YEARS AGO’ are exclusive with Magnate Publishing House and these are reproductions of Original photographs which are more than 100 years old.

You not only get to own a unique collection of sepia-toned memories of Bombay, But these unique & rare prints bring to you a classic vintage look for your:

  • Office Interiors
  • Cabins
  • Lobbies
  • Conference rooms
  • Residences

Salient Features of the series:

  • Limited Edition & highly desirable.
  • Printed in German Technology ink, where color does not fade for 100 years.
  • High-grade archival imported paper.
  • Imported wooden photo frame
  • This print can be enlarged in any size

Additional information

Size:

Small, Medium

Weight:

216gm, 892 gm

Material:

Archival Print on 280 GSM Natural Evolution Imported Paper, Imported Mount Board with Shrink Wrapped.

Shipping Details:

7 to 10 Business Days.