Signage: The Arthur Crawford Municipal Market (1868)

19 March, 2013
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The Arthur Crawford Municipal Market

The Arthur Crawford Municipal Market (1868)
(presently called Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai), Junction of Hornby Road and Carnac Road (presently M. Khana Road).

Arthur Travers Crawford (1835-1911) had a sociable and controversial tenure as a civil servant in various parts of Western India, including as the first Municipal Commissioner of Bombay.

Notice the monogram ‘ATC’ on the clock tower.

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3 thoughts on “Signage: The Arthur Crawford Municipal Market (1868)

  1. deepak rao

    watched ur website after sunday midday article very good keep it up i am the author of mumbai police 150 years urbs prima in indis published by commissioner of police mumbai 2007

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  2. Aadil Desai

    Deepak Rao is an authority on Bombay and Mumbai. Has very interesting anecdotes about the history and architecture of our beloved city!!! Please take time to meet him sometime and chat up with him about the city’s history.

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