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Apr 2, 2016

View of Shipping from Hastings' Bridge - Calcutta (Kolkata) 1860's

View of Shipping from Hastings' Bridge - Calcutta (Kolkata) 1860's
Photographer: Bourne and Shepherd
Hastings Bridge crossed the Tolly Nullah, a canal off of the Hooghly River, was named after the Governor-General Marquis of Hastings (1813-1823) administration. In 1874 this suspension bridge collapsed and was replaced by a stronger bridge.

Source: British Library