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The Town Hall [Calcutta]

The Town Hall [Calcutta]

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 29/(3)

Item number: 293

Length: 23.6

Width: 28.8

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Town Hall from 'Views of Calcutta and Barrakpore' taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s. Located on the Esplanade, the Town Hall was built in 1813, east of the High Court, by Colonel John Garstin. This view of the main facade shows the classical style and the Doric portico. The Town Hall overlooks Eden Gardens in the Maidan.

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