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Circular Canal, Calcutta.

Circular Canal, Calcutta.

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(22)

Item number: 247122

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of 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 scenery and boats along the circular canal at Calcutta. 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.

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