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Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355168

Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355168

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 355/1(68)

Item number: 355168

Length: 16.2

Width: 20.6

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 was active as a jute-pressing business in Cossipore from the early 1870s, and were the agency, in Calcutta, for Cox Brothers, jute and hemp spinners and manufacturers of Dundee, who produced yarn, ropes, twine, bags, sacks, hessian and tarpaulin.

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