Seth Jeejeebhoy Dadabhoy

Seth Jeejeebhoy Dadabhoy (1786-1849)
Pioneer of steam navigation in western India

by Chinese artist
circa 1840

Oil on canvas
20.7 x 16.5 in. (52.6 x 41.9 cm.)

He started as a broker and agent, and was in the business of coffee, sugar, coconuts and other estates for around 40 years. He was mainly known as the pioneer of steam navigation in Western India along with Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy.