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The Esplanade and Government House from Chowringhee [Calcutta]

The Esplanade and Government House from Chowringhee [Calcutta]

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 29/(7)

Item number: 297

Length: 19.7

Width: 32.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph from Chowringhee Road from 'Views of Calcutta and Barrackpore' taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s. A view from the north end of Chowringhee Road, beside the carriage stand, looking north-west across the Dhurrumtollah Tank, towards the fa├žades of the houses along Esplanade Row, with Government House at the extreme left. The flat-fronted, verandahed building behind the premises of William Coish & Co is the Adjutant-General's offices. Among the commercial premises on Esplanade Row are Mountain's Hotel, Madame Nielly (French milliner), Payne & Co's Belatee Bungalow and Thomson & Co.

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