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Chowringhee Road. Elliot's Tank. Harrington St

Chowringhee Road.  Elliot's Tank.  Harrington St

Artist: Wood, William (fl. 1827-1833)

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1833

Shelfmark: X630(21)

Item number: Plate 21

Length: 27.8

Width: 39.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Print

This lithograph is taken from plate 21 of William Wood's 'Views of Calcutta'. A series of artificial lakes (tanks) stretched down the length of Chowringhee Road: the Dhurrumtolah Tank at the northern limit; the Manohardoss or Colinga Tank with its corner pavilions opposite Lindsay Street; the General's tank opposite Park Street; Elliott's Tank facing Harington Street; and the Birjee Tank. Harington Street was formerly known as Graham Street.

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