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Sailors Home, [Calcutta]

Sailors Home, [Calcutta]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1875

Shelfmark: Photo 897/1(61)

Item number: 897161

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Sailor's Home from the 'Walter Hawkins Nightingale (PWD) collection: Album of views of Calcutta, was taken by an unknown photographer in the late 1870s. The Sailor's Home in Calcutta was situated on the Strand Road and overlooked the River Hooghly just north of the junction of Strand Road with Hare Street. In the late 18th century the Sailor's Home was pulled down and replaced with the Magistrate's Court.

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