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Calcutta. Band Stand, Eden Gardens

Calcutta. Band Stand, Eden Gardens

Photographer: Mallitte, Oscar Jean Baptiste

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 394/(68)

Item number: 39468

Genre: Photograph

This photograph was taken by Oscar Mallitte in 1865 to form part of an album entitled 'Photographs of India and Overland Route'. Eden Gardens, situated on the north-west corner of the Maidan in Calcutta, was named after Emily and Fanny Eden, the sisters of Lord Auckland (Governor-General of India from 1836-1842), who tended the garden when it formed part of the Governor's Estate.

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