The city of Calcutta in 1756

The city of Calcutta in 1756

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Caption: An illustration of the city of Calcutta in 1756. Ships of the fleet in the harbour. Buildings on the shore. A commercial trade port, 'Calcutta as in MDCCLVI.' Line engraving by Thomas Kitchin from Robert Orme's History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from the year 1745, London, 4th edition, 1803 Artist: Kitchin, Thomas (fl. 1750s) Author Robert Orme, Illustrated by Thomas Kitchin.

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