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Locomotive Superintendant’s House

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Locomotive Superintendant’s House


Price: $650.00 USD


Description: Locomotive Superintendant’s House (presumably John Hodgsons). From an important group of albumenized salted paper prints of the East India Railway Company engineers and workers. Taken shortly after the Indian Mutiny of 1857. The East India Line opened to rail traffic in August 1854 when the first train steamed out of Howrah Station (Calcutta) destined for Hoogly 24 miles distant. Tonality: fair, edge fading and foxing.

Reference#: 2ov29

Condition: Fair – good contrast & tonality, fading in background area

Year: c1860

Country: India

Maker: unknown

Height: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)

Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)

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Materials: Albumenized salted paper photograph in archival mat