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Nov 29, 2014

Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Building, Elphinstone College, Bombay (Mumbai) - c1870's

Sir Cowasjee Jehangir Building, Elphinstone College, Bombay (Mumbai) - c1870's

Elphinstone College is an institution of higher education affiliated to the University of Mumbai. Established in 1856, it is one of the oldest colleges of the University of Mumbai. It was exalted as a prestigious seat of learning during the British Raj and is generally observed for its vibrant alumni. It is reputed for producing several luminaries like Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Pherozshah Mehta, and Jamshedji Tata. It is further observed for having played a key role in spread of Western education in the Bombay Presidency.
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Source: British Library