C L Burns, Curator
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly Victoria & Albert Museum, Bombay) 

Print from glass negative

This photograph from the Museum’s collection of glass negatives shows Mr. Cecil L. Burns, an ex-curator of the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly the Victoria & Albert Museum) seated in the centre with his staff. Mr. Burns also held the position of Dean of the School of Art. On assuming charge of the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1903, he created a collection of maps, plans, prints and photographs illustrating the history of the city of Mumbai (Bombay).