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Jail, Calcutta

Jail, Calcutta

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/2(6)

Item number: 24726

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of the Jail, Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. The Jail was originally situated in the Lall Bazaar but moved to the Maidan, in 1783, and remained there until the Victoria Memorial Hall was built.

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