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The G.P.O. Calcutta and part of Dalhousie Square, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/456

Scope and Contents

From the File:

The album now contains photographs numbered in the range 347-511. Added numbers are: 375A, 529B-C, 266A-B, 521A-B, 547A, 510A; spoiled 350, 424, 464 and 467; not used: 348, 357, 359, 365, 365, 388, 404, 405, 431, 446, 449, 465, 466, 485, 502, 503, 509. The photographs are not arranged totally in numerical order within the album so that 529B-C, 266A-B follow 484; 456 follows 490; 521A-B follow 496; 547A follows 511.

Subjects covered in this album are:
Burma: Bhamo; on the Irrawaddy; Datha; Mandalay; Burmese troops; Sagaing; Pakakko; Pagan; criminals on launch; views from railway to Rangoon; Rangoon.
India: Calcutta (harbour, public buildings, jute mills, iron foundry, bazaar, Botanical Gardens, Darjeeling [also known as Darjiling] and Ootacamund [also known Udagamandalam].


  • Creation: 1907-12 - 1908-01


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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Language of Materials



PJ. This extra note is written by John Falconer. G.P.O. Calcutta. Situated on the west side of Dalhousie Square at the corner of Koila Ghat Street, the G.P.O. was designed by Walter B. Granville and opened in 1868.

Finding aid date

2002-08-16 15:52:02+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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