CALCUTTA A very good album containing approximately 193 images comprising a series for India and Burma (excellent for Calcutta) interspersed with British topography, a fine series for Moscow and St. Petersburg, and some other European
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CALCUTTA A very good album containing approximately 193 images comprising a series for India and Burma (excellent for Calcutta) interspersed with British topography, a fine series for Moscow and St. Petersburg, and some other European
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CALCUTTA
A very good album containing approximately 193 images comprising a series for India and Burma (excellent for Calcutta) interspersed with British topography, a fine series for Moscow and St. Petersburg, and some other European, prints, captioned in ink on the mounts, images up to 230 x 295mm., presentation inscription on flyleaf from G.F. Newburn from Tom Walker Calcutta June 1867, green half morocco, rubbed, folio (280 x 365mm.), [1867-1882]

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  • An interesting album, in part compiled by Tom Watson and given to G.F. Newburn, both of whom are sitters in one of the early images. They appear to have been involved in the jute trade along with W.B. Gladstone and other members of that family. Images include: Nainital (several very strong images, one at least signed by J.A. Melany); Hindu schoolgirls; Dun Dun (house); La Martiniere, Lucknow; Russia (2 views from the Kremlin, the Tsar Bell, Red Square, Winter Palace and 2 others St. Petersburg, statue of Peter the Great, view across to the Kremlin); Little Grove (house); 2 from the Ochterlony Monument; "Office in Rangoon"; St.Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta; "Group of the Calcutta Office 1882", 2 images, one for Indian staff the other for the British (the latter identified on the mount); "Calcutta Office"; Dhurumtolla mosque; Tank Square (2); Moulmein; Lucknow (Saché 158, 165, 199); Bank of Bengal; Coconada (shipping); Strand Road; Government House; Town Hall; Anglican Church at Rangoon; Great Pagoda, Rangoon; various of Delhi; Merchant Street, Rangoon; Chowringhee Road (2); Great Eastern Hotel; Gardens and Pagoda, Rangoon; various types.
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