Prince’s Dock (Code: 073) – Mounted Photo Print


$ 46$ 77

When the Suez Canal opened in 1869, it revolutionised sea trade and made Bombay a vital port in trade. The Bombay Port Trust was formed in 1870 and 10 years later, Richard Temple, the Governor of Bombay opened Prince’s Dock in honour of the Prince of Wales. The dock had eight berths 1220 meters long and alongside depths of 6.1 to 6.4 meters. Almost 30 acres of land were excavated for the dock and the soil was used to reclaim Mody Bay (roughly Ballard Estate). It was designed by Thomas Ormiston and cost a whopping Rs 75,68,123 to build.

The excavations for the construction of the Prince’s Dock revealed a submerged petrified forest of 882 clay covered Khair (acacia catechu) trees. The find was considered evidence of a prehistoric landslide that covered a forest in the area, caused possibly by a lightning storm, since one of the fallen trees was charred down the middle. The dock is still in operation today.

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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


Small, Medium


216gm, 892 gm


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

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