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Old Court House and Street

Old Court House and Street

Artist and engraver: Daniell, Thomas (1749-1840)

Medium: Aquatint with etching, coloured

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: P284

Item number: 284

Length: 40

Width: 52.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

Coloured etching with aquatint by Thomas Daniell (1749-1840) of Old Court House and Street at Calcutta in West Bengal, No. 9, published in 1788, of his 'Views of Calcutta'. This view looks to the south from half-way down the street and shows a number of the fine mansions situated on both sides. This street ran between the south east corner of Tank Square, later renamed Dalhousie Square and now BBD Bagh, and the Esplanade.

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