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Dacca or bridge on Mayurpanklin canal, Sonargaon (?)

Dacca or bridge on Mayurpanklin canal, Sonargaon (?)

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 125/3(45)

Item number: 125345

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of a bridge overgrown by vegetation in the Dhaka area, in Bangladesh taken in the 1870s by an unknown photographer . The location of this view is unidentified and the bridge could either be in Dhaka City or alternatively over the Mayurpanklin Canal at Sonargaon, which was the capital of East Bengal until the capital of the whole province was transferred to Dhaka in 1608 by the Governor Islam Khan.

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