Dosabhai Framji Karaka (1829-1902)
The first Indian Chief Presidency Magistrate of Bombay and Chairman of Bombay Municipal Corporation
Engraving by W. Roffe
6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm.)
He began his life as a journalist and briefly went to England between 1858-59. He later became the first Indian Chief Presidency Magistrate in 1874, the first Indian Chairman of the Bombay Municipality in 1875, and a Member of the Bombay Legislative Council in later years.