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Nov 18, 2011

The Strand Road - Kolkata (Calcutta) 1865


The Strand Road extends along the Kolkata's Hooghly river from the northern point of Chandpaul Ghaut to beyond Fort William and Prinsep's Ghaut, near Tolly's Nulla. The Road was part of Marquess Wellesley's scheme for the embankment of the river.

Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd
Source: British Library