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Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355165

Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355165

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 355/1(65)

Item number: 355165

Length: 17.5

Width: 21.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph by an unknown photographer taken in the 1870s, part of the Dunlop Smith Collection: Sir Charles Aitchison Album of Views in India and Burma. The Camperdown Pressing Company were managing agents, in Calcutta, for Cox Brothers, jute and hemp spinners and manufacturers of Dundee, who produced yarn, ropes, twine, bags, sacks, hessian and tarpaulin. This is a view from the street of the company premises, a two storey, flat-roofed building in the classical style. The business was active as a jute-pressing concern in Cossipore from the early 1870s.

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