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Rustic scene in Bengal

Photograph of a rustic scene in Bengal from
'Views of Calcutta and Barrackpore' was taken in the 1860s by
Samuel Bourne.View looks across a water tank towards houses.By the
1860s, commercial photography was becoming well-established in
India and this growing market attracted the young Nottingham
photographer Samuel Bourne to the subcontinent in 1863. During a
residence of seven years, Bourne produ…