A Bhur, Circular Canal, Calcutta
Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick
Medium: Photographic print
A hand-coloured print of a bhur on the circular canal, Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. This is a view of a local craft on the circular canal.The circular canal ran to the east and north of the city, draining the salt lake and finally connecting with the River Hooghly at Chitpore.