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Burdwan - 'Deodar Avenue' (Dilkusha Gardens)

Burdwan - 'Deodar Avenue' (Dilkusha Gardens)

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1904

Shelfmark: Photo 430/29(13)

Item number: 4302913

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the 'Deodar Avenue' in Dilkusha Gardens at Barddhaman in West Bengal, taken by an unknown photographer in c. 1904. This is part of a album of photographs presented to Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India, by Bijay Chand Mahtab of Burdwan (r.1887-1941), on his short visit to the city on 2nd April 1904. The Diluksha was the Summer Palace of the Maharajas set in a landscaped garden with a zoological garden and old tanks.

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