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Calcutta (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:

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The Town Hall, Calcutta, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022E/2
Scope and Contents

294 x 241 mm. View of the S facade of the Town Hall, a two storey building with a terraced roof and hexastyle portico in the Tuscan Doric order. Bourne no. 1700.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Viceroy and Lady Minto and party at Government House, Calcutta Janry [i.e. January] 1st 1906, 1906-01-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/QM 6/245
Scope and Contents

The Viceroy and Lady Minto flanked by the Prince and Princess in a group at Government House.

Dates: 1906-01-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Toddy Palm Avenue, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/515
Scope and Contents

Half-plate. (Negative useless). Sketch used for colour reproduction. (Fisher).

Dates: 1908-01 - 1908-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Toddy Palm Avenue Kampan Bagan Calcutta, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 10/5/515
Scope and Contents

350 x 250 mm.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Travel Notes, 1937 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 362/5
Scope and Contents

Letters and notes describing travels in Uganda, along the Nile, India, the Alps, an account of military service in North Africa during the Second World War, Lichtenstein, and climbing Mounts Muhavura and Sabyinyo (circa 150 sheets).

Dates: 1937 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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U.S. Club, Calcutta, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/24
Scope and Contents 211x147mm. View of the W. facade of the United Services Club at 29 Chowringhee Road at the junction with Kyd Street. The building rises to four storeys, with a central portion projecting out towards the street from the main range: this is surmounted by a small pediment on three Corinthian columns which run through the top two floors. On either side verandahs with Doric columns and pilasters, topped by a small central pediment, run round the upper storeys. The two lower floors are heavily...
Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Vessels on the Hoogly, Calcutta [1860s], 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022S/69
Scope and Contents

303 x 190 mm. Duplicate of Y3022G/84. Bourne (no. 1711).

Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Viceroy's dinner, 3 Jan. 1906, 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89/35/2/16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A collection of programmes, invitations, menus, photographs and other material issued in connection with the Royal Visit to India during 1905-1906.

Dates: 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Victoria Memorial. Calcutta, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Monochrome postcards. The geographical locations of the cards, together with their publishers, breakdown thus:1-9 Calcutta (various anonymous publishers)10-57 Agra (K. Lall and Co.)58-59 Benares (also known as Varanasi - Saeed Bros.)60-75 Lucknow (Omaid Singh and Sons)76-91 Delhi (Lal Chand and Sons, Dariba, Delhi)92-123 Lahore and Amritsar (Punjab Religious Book Society, Lahore)124-129 Burma130-135 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) coloured (Plate and...
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Victoria Memorial, Calcutta. Statute of Queen Victoria by Frampton, 1920 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC India/7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Monochrome postcards. The geographical locations of the cards, together with their publishers, breakdown thus:1-9 Calcutta (various anonymous publishers)10-57 Agra (K. Lall and Co.)58-59 Benares (also known as Varanasi - Saeed Bros.)60-75 Lucknow (Omaid Singh and Sons)76-91 Delhi (Lal Chand and Sons, Dariba, Delhi)92-123 Lahore and Amritsar (Punjab Religious Book Society, Lahore)124-129 Burma130-135 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) coloured (Plate and...
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View from High Court, Calcutta, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022U/6
Scope and Contents 282 x 205 mm. View from the roof of the High Court on Esplanade Row West looking eastwards across the city. At the right is the Maidan, with the Government House gardens running across the centre of the print and the Ochterlony Monument beyond. The Maidan is bounded at its eastern end by Chowringhee Road which can be seen here as far as the Indian Museum (extreme right of print, background). At the left of the print are the buildings along the Esplanade: the Town Hall immediately next to the...
Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View from Howrah Bridge, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/461
Scope and Contents

Quarter plate. Calcutta side. [Looking down on the crowds on the riverside, with shipping moored in the distance].

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View from top of Auchterlony Monument, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/495
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. On the Maidan, Calcutta, showing Government House and High Court.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View from top of Auchterlony Monument, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/496
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate. On the Maidan, Calcutta showing Grand Hotel.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View in Eden Gardens, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/44
Scope and Contents

293x191mm. View looking from the ornamental lake towards the Burmese pagoda, which was taken from Prome during the Second Burmese War, and erected in the gardens in 1856, (Massey p.17). Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffmann.

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View in the Eden Gardens, Calcutta, 1860 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022E/6
Scope and Contents

317 x 193 mm. View looking across the ornamental lake in the gardens towards the Burmese pagoda, which was removed from Prome during the Second Burmese War and erected in the gardens in 1856. Bourne no. 1710.

Dates: 1860 - 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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[View looking along Corporation Street from junction with Chowringhee Road], 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/14
Scope and Contents

288x214mm. A view looking E. along Corporation Street (formerly Jaun Bazar Street) from its junction with Chowringhee Road. In the left foreground are part of the premises of Laidlaw & Co., drapers. Further down Corporation Street the premises of the Hindusthan Co-operative Insurance Society can be seen, (Massey p. 102).

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of Cathedral across Tank, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022BB/35
Scope and Contents

283x222mm. View looking N. across the Birjee Tank towards St Paul's Cathedral, with most of the building obscured by trees. (Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffmann).

Dates: 1918
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of Clive Street, looking N, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/30
Scope and Contents 287x202mm. View looking N. along Clive Street from the junction with Lyon's Range, towards the Eastern Bank at the further end of the street. In the right foreground at No. 1 Clive Street, looking more like government offices than commercial premises, is the headquarters of James Finlay & Co., a three storey building with a rusticated ground floor supporting a colonnade in the Corinthian Order running through two storeys. Above the main entrance the colonnade projects slightly to support...
Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of Clive Street, looking S, 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/31
Scope and Contents

284x214mm. View looking along Clive Street towards Dalhousie Square, with the Holwell Monument and the W. corner of the Bengal Secretariat visible in the distance. The National Bank of India can be seen on the right, and on the left hand side of the street are Martin & Co., the South British Insurance Company, the old Exchange Buildings, the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and James Finlay & Co. Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffman.

Dates: 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of Fairlie Place from the Strand, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/29
Scope and Contents

281x208mm. View looking E. along Fairlie Place towards Clive Street. Part of the National Bank can be seen at the end of the street, with a corner of the premises of James Finlay & Co. at the right on Clive Street. The polychrome brick and stone building next to it is the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China. Photographer unknown, probably Johnston and Hoffman.

Dates: 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of Government House, north aspect, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/2
Scope and Contents

164x102mm. View looking down onto the N. facade of Government House, possibly taken from the Government House Out-Office. Particularly notable in this later view are the classical urns placed at regular intervals along the roof parapet by Lord Curzon to add interest to the flat roof line. Also added by Curzon and visible in this view are the coats of arms on the two northern wings and in the tympanum of the pediment over the main entrance (see Curzon i, p.86, Massey p.2.)

Dates: 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View of River Hooghly with shipping, from Fort William, 1880 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3022AA/16
Scope and Contents

249x188mm. View looking N. along the Hooghly from Fort William, with lines of sailing vessels at their moorings along the E. bank of the river. The High Court buildings can be seen on the skyline in the right background. View taken from the Fort Church of St Peter, (Massey p.29).

Dates: 1880 - 1889
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Views in Tiretta Bazaar Street, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/497
Scope and Contents

Calcutta.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Views in Tiretta Bazaar Street, 1907-12 - 1908-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 3/499
Scope and Contents

Calcutta.

Dates: 1907-12 - 1908-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).