Dutch settlement at Chunchura on the Hugli river, West Bengal. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1787.

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Chunchura was held by the Dutch from the 17th century until 1825

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1 print : soft ground etching with aquatint, printed in sepia, with watercolour ; platemark 32.7 x 47.8 cm.

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A view of Chinsura the Dutch settlement in Bengal ; drawn on the spot & engraved by W. Hodges

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Places

  • London (Charing Cross)

Agents

  • J. Wells

Dates

  • 20 June 1787

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Dutch settlement at Chunchura on the Hugli river, West Bengal. Coloured etching by William Hodges, 1787.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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