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Monument for the heroes of the Punjaub, Calcutta

Monument for the heroes of the Punjaub, Calcutta

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/2(8)

Item number: 24728

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of the Gwalior Monument on the riverfront at Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. This monument was to honour the Company forces who died in the battles of Maharajpore and Panniar in 1843, by which the British East India Company gained control over Gwalior. It is a brick structure faced with Jaipur marble and crowned by a metal dome.

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