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Bathing in the river, Calcutta.

Bathing in the river, Calcutta.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 50/2(72)

Item number: 50272

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of bathing in the river at Calcutta from the 'Bellew Collection: Architectural Views in India' taken by an unknown photographer in the 1880s. The long, stone-stepped embankments lining the riverfront are called ghats.

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