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Old view of Eden Gardens, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/42

Scope and Contents

282x190mm. View looking northwards across the Eden Gardens, with the masts of shipping moored on the Hooghly visible in the distance. The gardens are situated just north of Fort William on a piece of land bounded by Strand Road, Auckland Road and Eden Gardens Road. The gardens were laid out with funds supplied by the Eden sisters (sisters of the Earl of Auckland, Governor-General 1836-42). In the foreground stands the statue of Sir William Peel V.C., (Massey p.18).


  • Creation: 1880 - 1889


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Finding aid date

2011-03-04 10:39:10+00:00

Includes index.

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