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An Indian Bungalow

An Indian Bungalow

An Indian Bungalow or single story house.

The word bungalow derives from the Gujarati word baṅglo and means "Bengali", used to communicate "house in the Bengal style". Such houses were traditionally small, thatched and had a wide veranda.

Calcutta

Calcutta

One of the earliest postcards of India, Calcutta, published by W. Rossler, a German or Austrian photographer in the city in 1897. Lithograph, Court sized, Printed in Austria. Undivided back.

Chitpore Road, Calcutta

Chitpore Road, Calcutta

One of Tuck's very first Kolkata postcards, before they put explanatory captions on the back.

Chitpur (Chitpore) owes its name to goddess Chiteswari whose temple was destroyed during the earthquake of 1737. Chitpur road, one of Kolkata's oldest roads

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