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Superintendent's residence to the Lunatic Asylum [Calcutta]

Superintendent's residence to the Lunatic Asylum [Calcutta]

Photographer: Fiebig, Frederick

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1851

Shelfmark: Photo 247/4(55)

Item number: 247455

Genre: Photograph

A hand-coloured print of the Superintendent's residence of the mental asylum, Calcutta, from the Fiebig Collection: Views of Calcutta and Surrounding Districts, taken by Frederick Fiebig in 1851. General view of two storey classical mansion; the private residence of the Superintendent of the Mental Health Hospital in Calcutta. There were two mental asylums under government control in Calcutta in the early twentieth century

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