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Calcutta. Cathedral

Calcutta. Cathedral

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 254/2(4)

Item number: 25424

Length: 23.4

Width: 28.9

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from the Vibart Collection, of the Cathedral at Calcutta taken by an unknown photographer about 1865. The 'Indo-Gothic' Cathedral, completed in 1847 and designed by Major Forbes of the Engineers, was the first of its type to be built in India. It contains murals, frescoes and a stained-glass west window designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones.

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