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Shipping on the Hooghly River at Calcutta.
|Shipping on the Hooghly River at Calcutta.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H5975|
|Description: Indian cottons, silks and tea were transported by river boat to Calcutta for shipment to Europe. Bengali opium was also shipped from Calcutta and used to purchase tea from China.|
|Date: c. 1880|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|