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Mar 29, 2016

View of ships on the Hooghly River - Calcutta (Kolkata) c1870's

View of ships on the Hooghly River - Calcutta (Kolkata) c1870's

view of ships moored along the riverbank and in mid-stream on the Hooghly at Calcutta. The majority are three-masted sailing ships, although the nearest vessel, brig-rigged, also has steam-powered paddle wheels.
Source: British Library