Click here to skip to content

River Hugli, Calcutta.

River Hugli, Calcutta.

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1870

Shelfmark: Photo 27/(83)

Item number: 2783

Genre: Photograph

Photograph on the River Hooghly, from the Album of Miscellaneous views in India, taken in the 1870s. This is a view of ships moored along the riverbank and in mid-stream on the Hooghly at Calcutta. The majority are three-masted sailing ships, although the nearest vessel, brig-rigged, also has steam-powered paddle wheels.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: