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Bombay - The Museum

Bombay - The Museum

[Original caption] The Museum. As befitting an important town like Bombay, the Museum is, indeed, a very fine one, and contains many valuable collections. [end]

This postcard was likely printed soon after the construction of the Prince of Wales

The Museum, Calcutta

The Museum, Calcutta

The ninth oldest museum in the world and the oldest in India, what is now known as the Indian Museum Kolkata was started in 1814 by the Asiatic Society of Bengal. A Danish botanist, Nathaniel Wallich, is considered its founder.

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