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Writer's Buildings, [Calcutta]

Writer's Buildings, [Calcutta]

Photographer: Unknown

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1878

Shelfmark: Photo 897/1(59)

Item number: 897159

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, it was built in the 1780s by Thomas Lyon to be used as the headquarters of the East India Company.

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