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Below are a series of public domain images that may be of interest.
Photographs are by Rev. Peter Shepherd of Broadway Baptist Church, Derby and Ronald Ellis. The photographs indicated by an asterisk are those taken by Rev. Peter Shepherd. If used they will need to be credited.

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1. Carey Baptist Church, Bow Bazaar, Calcutta.

2*. Carey Baptist Church, Bow Bazaar, Calcutta.

3*. Pulpit, Carey Baptist Church, Bow Bazaar, Calcutta.

4*. Memorial to the Serampore Trio and John Mack, Carey Baptist Church, Bow Bazaar, Calcutta.




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1. A map of Culcutta, showing the city in the 19th century, based on a contemporary French map courtesy the Centre for the Study of the Life and Work of William Carey D.D., 1761-1834.

2. St Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta.

3. Interior, St Paul's Cathedral, Calcutta.

4. The entrance to Raj Bhavan, originally Government House, and the Calcutta residence of Governors-General and Viceroys of India. Built by Lord Wellesley in 1803 and modelled on Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire.

5. Park Street Cemetry, the burial ground for 18th and 19th century British residents of Calcutta.

6. Park Street Cemetry, a decaying monument to a rich 19th century British Calcutta family.

7. A typical tank as seen all over Bengal. The missionaries used a similar tank in Serampore to bathe.

8 & 9. An early morning scene at a bathing ghat on the Hooghly. Recreated all along the Ganges every morning.

10. Early morning thoughts by the Hooghly.

11 & 12. The Victoria Memorial, the Maidan, Calcutta. A museum opened by the then Viceroy, Lord Curzon, in 1921 to commemorate the achievements of the British in India. Built in white marble and loosely based on the Taj Mahal. It is still a very popular attraction. The statue on the dome is often used as a symbol for the city.

13. The Great Banyan Tree, Botanical Gardens, Shibpur.

14. The north-east corner of Dalhousie Square, very close to the spot where the tragedy known as the Black Hole of Calcutta took place. The church is St. Mark's (Church of Scotland). To the left is the Writer's Building which fills the north side of the square. To the right (going off the square to the east) is Bow Bazaar.

15. Traditional Bengali fishing boats on the banks of the Hooghly at Kidderpore, Calcutta.

16. A ferry crossing the Hooghly to Shibpur at high tide. In the distance can be seen the dome of the Victoria Memorial and the centre of Calcutta.


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