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Calcutta (India)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Burning Ghat, Calcutta, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/194
Scope and Contents Photograph of a woman lying on a burning ghat to be cremated while four women pray and two men stand around her in Calcutta in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Chaffing Shed, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/2554
Scope and Contents Photograph of a chaffing shed showing one of Richmond and Chandler's and two of Carson and Toone's portable chaff-cutters, a corn crusher, two oil cake crushers, and one pulping maching that are all driven by the one shafting. Part of the Survey of India Office, Calcutta, 1902.

Common Country Pig, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/547
Scope and Contents Photograph of two Common Country pigs - 'the one on the left is 2 1/2 years old and the other is 18 months old.' Part of the Survey of India Office, Calcutta, March 1903.

Country Boar, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/553
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Country boar at 14 months old and ready for breeding. Part of the Survey of India Office, Calcutta, March 1903.

Crop of Dub Grass. Survey of India Office, Calcutta., 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/166
Scope and Contents Photograph of a 'crop of dub grass, three weeks after sowing, on land trenched with town rubbish'.

Depositing Rubbish, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/210
Scope and Contents Photograph of 'land being trenched with town rubbish. Men digging the trenches and the carts depositing the rubbish. Survey of the India Office, Calcutta, 1902.'

Dera Ghazi Khan Cow, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/410
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Dera Ghazi Khan cow (Bhagnari). Part of the Survey of India Office, Calcutta, May 1902.

Exhausted Brick Field, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/216
Scope and Contents Photograph of an exhausted brick field that was reclaimed by the banding and gátha banding system and now has two crops (khárif and rabi) growing there yearly in Calcutta, India. Part of the Survey of India, Calcutta, 1902.

Farm Manager's Bungalow, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/243
Scope and Contents Photograph of a farm manager's bungalow and lawn which was taken as part of the Survey of India Office, Calcutta, 1904. Slide developed by Flatters, Milborne and McKechnie Ltd, Manchester.

Gatha Bandi, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/173
Scope and Contents Photograph 'showing gatha bandi on reclaimed land with shisham and babul plantations. This plate shows the gathas very indistinctly, the dark lines running parallel to each other are the fences.' Taken for the India Office in Calcutta in 1902.