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View from Williams Landing Slope

View from Williams Landing Slope
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View from Williams Landing Slope


Price: $950.00 USD


Description: View from Williams Landing Slope (presumably across the Ganges River). 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: good, some edge fading to left and right sides, 2 fingerprints on the negative.

Reference#: 2ov20

Condition: Good

Year: c1860

Country: India

Maker: unknown

Height: 6.25 in. (15.88 cm)

Width: 8.25 in. (20.95 cm)

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Materials: Albumenized salted paper photograph in archival mat