Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355172
Medium: Photographic print
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. Interior view of the jute pressing works. The Camperdown Pressing Company, Cox Brothers' agency in Cossipore, a suburb of Calcutta, was active as a jute-pressing concern from the early 1870s. Cox Brothers, located in Dundee, Scotland, were jute and hemp spinners and manufacturers, who produced yarn, ropes, twine, bags, sacks, hessian and tarpaulin.