Banian Tree, Botanical Gardens, Calcutta, c1890’s

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মহাবট, কলকাতা বটানিকাল উদ্যানের প্রাচীনতম বৃক্ষ, c১৮৯০

Margin notes found at bottom: A hundred year old tree. Circumference of crown 850 ft. – Circumference of Trunk 45 ft. – Aerial trunk and roots 232 ft

Photo taken in late 1800 by some unidentified photographer

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