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Pressing Mill, Cossipore [Calcutta]

Pressing Mill, Cossipore [Calcutta]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 355/1(135)

Item number: 3551135

Length: 23.9

Width: 29.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph by an unknown photographer taken in the 1870s, part of the Dunlop Smith Collection: Sir Charles Aitchison Album of Views in India and Burma. View probably looking over the roofs of the factory premises of the jute pressing firm known as the Camperdown Pressing Company, situated in the northern Calcutta suburb of Cossipore. The company were agents for Cox Brothers of Dundee in Scotland, jute and hemp spinners and manufacturers, who produced yarn, ropes, twine, bags, sacks, hessian and tarpaulin.

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