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The Bengal Club, present day, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/31

Scope and Contents

198x123mm. View looking across General's Tank and Chowringhee Road towards the W. facade of the new Bengal Club premises. The four storey building has arcaded verandahs and domes at the two corners and centre. Six Ionic columns running through two storeys support a heavy entablature above the porte cochere in front of the main entrance. The building stands on the site of the old Clubhouse and was designed by Vincent Esch and constructed by Bengal Stone Company. It was opened in 1911, (Massey p.111).


  • Creation: 1918

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Bourne and Shepherd

Finding aid date

2011-03-04 10:04:25+00:00

Includes index.

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