This photo is of one of my friend's great grandfather:
We wish to commemorate a museum in his name as he was a highly regarded person in his area, so we wish to show this photo in the museum with details of the plane.
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It's a De Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth
Source Wikipedia. Photographer: Chris Finney
With a bit of image contrast and brightness modification, the registration can be read on the underside of the wing: VT-AEA.
VT is the registration prefix for India since the 1930's
Registr. Type Serial # Reg. History Owners Date Cert. # Fate VT-AEA DH.83 Fox Moth 4043 The Bombay Flying Club Ltd 01.05.33 173 Reregistered 6.12.37 VT-AEA DH.83 Fox Moth 4043 VT-AEA GB Keshein, Bombay 6.12.37 173/2 Reregistered 1.2.38 VT-AEA DH.83 Fox Moth 4043 VT-AEA Air Services of India Ltd, Bombay 1.2.38 173/3 Cancelled 10.7.41
The aircraft was first owned by the Flying club of Bombay since 1933, then briefly by G.B. Keshein in Bombay and then by Air Services of India until 1941.