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Bishop's College [Calcutta]

Bishop's College [Calcutta]

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(33)

Item number: 247133

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of Bishop's College, Calcutta from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. Bishop's College, was established in the early 1820s by the first Bishop of Calcutta, Thomas Middleton. It was a part of a scheme for a theological college along the lines of that at Cambridge. It contained a chapel, houses, library and lecture rooms. It later became the Calcutta Engineering College.

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