Sir Cowasjee Jehangir, Kt, CSI

Sir Cowasjee Jehangir, Kt, CSI (1812-1878)
Peabody of the East

by Unknown photographer & artist
circa 1870

Watercolour on photograph
8.3 x 10.25 in. (21 x 26 cm.)

He was a great philanthropist and established several public institutions, hospitals, educational buildings, dharamsalas, etc. His public spirit and benefactions gave him wide fame and posterity as a catholic-minded citizen of Western India.