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Alipore Road, Calcutta.

Alipore Road, Calcutta.

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(10)

Item number: 247110

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of scenery on the road to the village of Alipore, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. Alipore was a village to the south of Calcutta, which, together with Kidderpore and Bhowanipore, later became a suburb of the city. They were set apart from the city by the canal known as Tolly's Nullah, which necessitated the building of bridges across it.

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