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Monument of Sir William Mac-Naughton [MacNaghten], Calcutta

Monument of Sir William Mac-Naughton [MacNaghten], Calcutta

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/1(15)

Item number: 247115

Genre: Photograph

A Hand-coloured print of the Mausoleum of Sir William Hay MacNaghten, Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. Sir William Hay MacNaghten (1793-1841), was part of the Indian Civil Service, and was the British Envoy in Kabul during the First Afghan War. His mausoleum stands near the entrance to the Circular Road Cemetery. The mausoleum on the left is that of Sir William Casement who died in 1844 (subsequently disinterred and re-buried in Kensal Green Cemetery, London).

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