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Writers Buildings, Calcutta 897124

Writers Buildings, Calcutta 897124

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1885

Shelfmark: Photo 897/1(24)

Item number: 897124

Genre: Photograph

This photograph of the Writers' Building from the 'Walter Hawkins Nightingale (PWD) collection: Album of views of Calcutta, was taken by an unknown photographer in the 1880s. Located on the north side of Dalhousie Square, the Writers' Building was built in 1777 by Thomas Lyon to be used as the headquarters of the East India Company.

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