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Title

Their Majesties arriving at Government House, Calcutta

Object Name

Stereoscope Photograph

Maker

Realistic Travels Publishers (Primary maker)

Date Made

c.1912
c.1912

Place Made

England: London
London

Description

Stereoscope Photograph showing a view of the Royal Visit to India; George V and Queen Mary arriving at Government House, Calcutta. ‘Their Majesties arriving at Government House, Calcutta’ Government House in Calcutta is one of the most impressive colonial era buildings in India. Built in 1799-1803, it had six gateways and 60 rooms. There was a sumptuous throne room.

Materials

paper

Place Collected


Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.78

Copyright

National Museums NI