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Remains of Col. Turner's House, 2 Wood St., 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/57

Scope and Contents

253x179mm. Showing the ruins of Colonel Turner’s house after the cyclone of 4-5 October 1864. The whole wall of one side of the two storey building has been destroyed, leaving the interior exposed. For personal accounts of the storm, see Massey pp. 28-36 and Samuel R. Elson, ‘Personal memories and reminiscences of the Calcutta Cyclone of the 5th October 1864’ (‘Bengal Past and Present’, vol.II, no.1, January 1908, pp.120-125).


  • Creation: 1864

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Language of Materials



Pearson, J F

Finding aid date

2011-03-04 15:15:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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