Ways of Life

European Gentleman in India learning Arabic
Munshis, or Native Language Scholars, Calcutta, Company Era

Hanging Punkaha, Calcutta, c1786-90

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Calcutta City Life during Last Phase of Colonial Era, 1945-46

BritishSailors playing eariestCricketIn India
Calcutta Cricket, Maidan, Calcutta, 1792

Town Hall, Calcutta,1813

St James Theatre, Circular Road, Calcutta, 1871

Army and Navy Store – Recent View , Chowringhee Road, Calcutta, 2008

Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co., Chowringhee Road, Calcutta, 1905

Belgachhia Villa, Belgachhia, Calcutta, c1870

Belvedere House, Alipur, Calcutta,1838

Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary; or, Portuguese Church, Murgihata, Calcutta, 1826

Bazaar on the Chitpore Road, Calcutta, 1826

Garden House of Mr Trinks, Garden Reach, 1795

Royal Calcutta Turf Club, Calcutta, 1845

Cheetah Chasing A Deer, Barrackpore Park, c1802

Calcutta Club, Calcutta, 1907

Churrack Pooja, Calcutta, 1896

Charak Puja, Calcutta, 1848

Nob Kishen's nautch party
Nob Kishen’s Nautch Party, Shobha Bazar Rajbari, Calcutta, c1814 (?)

Suttee : Preparing for the Immolation of a Hindoo Widow, 1826

Band Stand, Eaden Gardens, Calcutta, 1865

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

Chowringhee Road from No. IX Esplanade Row, 1848

Chowringhee – The Main European Residential Area, Calcutta, c1833

Two storey house in Cossipore, a northern suburb of Calcutta (Kolkata) - 1875
Two Storey House in Cossipore, 1875

Two Storey House in Cossipore with Porte-cochère in Front, 1875

Middleton Street, Cowringhee, Calcutta, c1830

Muhurram Procession, Calcutta, c1912

River Viewed from Esplanade

Town and Port of Calcutta,1848.The tree in the centre conveniently divides the view into the Esplanade with its grand buildings, on the right, and the ships on the Hooghly river, on the left. The whole scene portrays the liveliness and prosperity of Calcutta at the time.  A coloured lithograph by Sir Charles D'Oyly.
Town and Port of Calcutta,1848

Mode of Watering the Streets of Calcutta, 1858

Mehtas, or street sweepers of Calcutta, 1860

Rain-Gambling House in Calcutta, 1896

Military Parade on the Esplanade, c1858

Durga Puja Festival In An Upscale Calcutta House, 1840

Durga Puja Festival in a Wealthy Household, 1809

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