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Dwelling of a native gentleman near Calcutta

Dwelling of a native gentleman near Calcutta

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(8)

Item number: 24718

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. This is a view looking towards a house near Calcutta, with a tank, or water-supply, in the foreground. The building is a hybrid, with the house in a classical European style flanked by two more Indian-looking tower-like structures.

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