Citation
View of Esplanade Row, from the Chouringhee Road

Material Information

Title:
View of Esplanade Row, from the Chouringhee Road
Series Title:
Views of Calcutta and its Environs
Creator:
Fraser, James Baillie, 1783-1856 ( Artist )
Place of Publication:
London
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- India -- West Bengal -- Kolkata District -- Kolkata
Coordinates:
22.561561 x 88.350922

Notes

General Note:
According to the British Library, this is plate 3 from James Baillie Fraser's 'Views of Calcutta and its Environs'. Fraser (1783-1856) arrived in Calcutta in 1814 and in six years produced these animated sketches of the busy city.
General Note:
According to the British Library, Chowringhee Road, now Jawarhalal Nehru Road, was the main north-south road through the city, and also the main settlement for the British in Calcutta at the time. The road runs for two miles along the Maidan, a wide, grassy open space.
General Note:
A coloured print, Measuring 23.5 x 17 inches = 59.69 x 43.18 cm

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Art and Image Collection
Rights Management:
This image is believed to be in the public domain.
Resource Identifier:
13690 ( SOAS art account number )