Mr. Cawasjee Jehangir Pestonjee Banajee

Mr. Cawasjee Jehangir Pestonjee Banajee
A well-known textile engineer

by follower of Raja Ravi Varma
circa 1910

Oil on canvas
26 x 20 in. (66 x 50.8 cm.)

He was a well-known textile engineer who worked as an
apprentice at the Empress Mills in 1900 for almost 20 years,
earning himself a good reputation. He was also the first Parsi to
succeed a European master in the Sasoon Mills in Mazagaon.