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General view of Kidderpore Docks: Calcutta

Photograph taken in1893 by an unknown
photographer of the Kidderpore Docks. In March 1884, the Secretary
of State confirmed Kidderpore as the site for the new docks, which
were to provide suitable accommodation for the export trade. Dock
number one, the outer dock, was primarily intended for vessels
bringing imports and loading export cargoes. Dock number two, the
inner dock, had a frontage set ap…