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Street Scene, Calcutta, India

Street Scene, Calcutta, India

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Image Description from historic lecture booklet: "Calcutta, population 1,327,547, is the largest city and the most important seaport. Until 1911 it was the capital of India by Delhi though a much smaller city is now the capital. Delhi is a little larger than Portland or less than one-fourth the size of Calcutta.". .Original Collection: Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slides. .Item Number: P217:set 051 008..You can find this image by searching for the item number by clicking here ( http://oregondigital.org/digcol ) . ..Want more? You can find more digital resources online ( http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/digital-resources.html ) . ..We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons; however, certain restrictions on high quality reproductions of the original physical version may apply. To read more about what “no known restrictions” means, please visit the Special Collections & Archives website ( http://archives.library.oregonstate.edu/exhibits/FlickrCommonsNoKnownCopyrightsRestrictions.html ) , or contact staff at the OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center for details.

Photographs of India in the middle of 19th century.

India 1850-1930 from Library of Congress and Europeana.

Traveling around the world and back in time.

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Date

1900
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Location

Kolkata, West Bengal, India22.57265, 88.36389
Google Map of 22.572646, 88.36389499999996
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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