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Manufactory and Bazaar, Calcutta House, 1795.

Manufactory and Bazaar, Calcutta House, 1795.
Manufactory and Bazaar, Calcutta House, 1795.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PZ0190
Description: British influence in Calcutta began in 1690, when the village of Kolikata was leased by the East India Company. Initially many of the seamen hired by the East India Company at Calcutta for the return sailing to London were Indo-Portuguese Lascars.
Creator: Francis Jukes (engraver)
Date: 1795
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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