Roads & Localities

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Sailor’s Home, Strand Road, Calcutta, c1870s

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View of the Lal Bazaar and Portuguese Chapel, Calcutta, 1826


Lall Bazar, Calcutta, 1826

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Bazaar on the Chitpore Road, Calcutta, 1826

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Writers’ Buildings, Tank Square, Calcutta, 1786

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Garden House of Mr Trinks, Garden Reach, 1795

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Russel Street, Chowringhee, Calcutta, 1828

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Black Pagoda : Nabaratna Kali Temple (Gentoo Pagoda), Chitpore Road, Calcutta, 1787

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Garden Reach, Calcutta, 1798


Bishop’s House, Chowringhee Road, Calcutta, 1849


Telegraph Office, Hare Street, Dalhousie Square, 1878

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Hare Street looking towards the River, Calcutta, 1878


Old Court House Street, Calcutta, 1850s

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Old Court House Street looking south, Calcutta, 1865

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Military Club House across the Dhurrumtollah Tank, Esplanade Row, Calcutta, 1851

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Bengal Club House, Esplanade Row, Calcutta, 1833

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Espanade Row Near The Dhurrumtollah Tank, Calcutta, 1851


Proclamation of the Queen’s rule in India, Calcutta 1st November, 1858

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St. Paul Cathedral and Bishop’s Palace, Calcutta,1875s


Red Road with Fort William over Horizon, Calcutta, 1870

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Chowringhee Road from No. IX Esplanade Row, 1848

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Chowringhee – The Main European Residential Area, Calcutta, c1833

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Jaun Bazaar Street, Chowringhee, Calcutta, c1833

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Elliot’s Tank. Harrington Street, Chowringhee, Calcutta, c1833

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Manohur Doss’s Tank, Chowringhee Road. 1833


Bishop’s Palace – View of Chowringhee from the Verandah, 1828


Chowringhee Theatre, Theatre Road, Chowringhee, 1833


General’s Tank, Chowringhee Road, c1833

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Ballard’s Buildings, Theatre Road, Chowringhee, Calcutta, c1833

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The Bishop’s Palace, Chowringhee Road, Calcutta, c1833

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Sudder Dewany Adawlut, Speke Street, Chowringhee, Calcutta, c 1833

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Asiatic Society on Park Street, Chowringhee, Calcutta, c1833

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Middleton Street, Cowringhee, Calcutta, c1830

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Muhurram Procession, Calcutta, c1912

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A View of Tank Souare, Calcutta, 1826

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Chitpore – A Busy Street Scene In Calcutta, 1858


Burra Bazar, 1850s

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Sudder Street, Calcutta, c1920


Burra Bazar – The Corner of Harrison Street and Strand Road, 1945

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Chowringhee Road, 1865

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Esplanade Row, 1874

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Old Court House Street, 1865

From Nahkoda Mosque on street activity Calcutta 1944. Note brick blast walls to protect from potential bomb damage
Chitpore – Street activities From Nahkoda Mosque, 1944


Strollers along the Esplanade, 1878

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Esplanade Row, Chowringhee, Calcutta: a Panoramic View, 1833

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View of Chowringhee Road and Middleton Street, 1833


Roman Catholic Church, Dhurrumtollah Street, 1910


View in Clive Street, 1848


Mode of Watering the Streets of Calcutta, 1858


Mehtas, or street sweepers of Calcutta, 1860

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Clive Street, 1892

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Chitpore Road, 1851

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Strand Road on Hooghly River in Calcutta 1860s


Panoramic View of Chowringhee Road and Maidan On Left, Calcutta, c1870

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Old Court House Street, Calcutta, 1875

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Burra Bazaar, Calcutta, 1880′s


European Quarter, Dalhousie Square North, Calcutta, 1922

2 comments on “Roads & Localities

  1. paul gomes says:

    really greatful for these wonderful momorable fotos of old calcutta our heritage our city of joy

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