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Calcutta - avenue of palm trees, Botanical Gardens.

Albumen print. Mounted on a contemporary album leaf with titling in contemporary ink. Verso another albumen print circa 1870 titled 'Calcutta - interior of Banian tree at Barrakpore'. 235mm x 190mm. (9.25 x 7.5ins). Circa 1870.

Founded on the banks of the Hoogly river in 1787 by the East India Company, the Indian Botanic Garden, as it is now known, was, during the nineteenth century, one of the world's largest tropical gardens.

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