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Rustic scene and village life in Bengal, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022E/10

Scope and Contents

295 x 239 mm. View looking along the street in an Indian village, with thatched huts lining the roadway. Traders' stalls are set up on the verandahs and a number of figures, including one European, are posed in the foreground. Precise location unidentified but probably in the Calcutta area. The photograph is one of a series of ten prints (negative numbers 1730-1739) offered for sale in the Bourne and Shepherd catalogue under this title in the Calcutta section. Duplicate at Y3022G/61. Bourne no. 1730.


  • Creation: 1860 - 1869


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Date information

DateText: Probably dates from the mid 1860s..


Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912, photographer

Finding aid date

2011-01-12 10:19:34+00:00

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