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Old Maps of Calcutta/Bengal: 16th - 19th Century


1. Bengal in the 18th century (with an inset showing the important centers along the Hooghly River)


2. Conjectural map of Calcutta at the time of the British advent, taken from 'Calcutta: Society and Change; 1690 -1990, by Samaren Roy, 'Introduction'.

3. Plan of Calcutta, engraved by M M Woollaston, 1825, taken from 'Calcutta: City of Palaces', by J P Losty; back cover.