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The Strand [Calcutta]

The Strand [Calcutta]

Photographer: Bourne, Samuel

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1865

Shelfmark: Photo 29/(30)

Item number: 2930

Length: 18.9

Width: 31.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the Strand from 'Views of Calcutta and Barrackpore' taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s. The Strand extends along the Calcutta's Hooghly river from the northern point of Chandpaul Ghaut to beyond Fort William and Prinsep's Ghaut, near Tolly's Nulla. The Road was part of Marquess Wellesley's scheme for the embankment of the river.

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