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The Esplanade, Calcutta, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022S/66

Scope and Contents

304 x 190 mm. View taken from the Ochterlony Monument looking west across the Maidan towards the shipping moored in the Hooghly. In the centre of the print is the cricket ground, with the Eden Gardens to the left. The equestrian statue standing in the triangle of grass in the foreground is of Lord Hardinge. Beyond this is the southernmost tip of the Government House gardens. The print forms a part of Samuel Bourne’s panorama of the city and joins on to Y3022S/67. For other portions, see Y3022E/8, Y3022BB/7, Y3022BB/10.
Photograph by Samuel Bourne (no. 1716)


  • Creation: 1860 - 1869


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..


Bourne, Samuel, 1834-1912, photographer

Finding aid date

2012-03-12 11:27:29+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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