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Panorama of Calcutta. Section 5

Panorama of Calcutta. Section 5

Artist: Fiebig, Frederick (fl. 1840s)

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1847

Shelfmark: P71-76

Item number: 75

Length: 20.8

Width: 33

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Uncoloured lithograph of a panorama of Calcutta drawn after nature by Frederick Fiebig and prepared, printed and published by T. Black of the Asiatic Lithographic Press in Calcutta in 1847. The fifth section shows Chowringhee Road. In the late eighteenth century, Chowringee became the main European residential area of Calcutta and was characterised by Palladian houses that were set in spacious grounds.

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