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Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355172

Camperdown Pressing Coy. - Calcutta 355172

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 355/1(72)

Item number: 355172

Length: 10

Width: 15.6

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. 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.

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