BRAJA SORENSEN

Author | Lost & Found in India

Calcutta’s Faded Grace

The city of Calcutta is ornamented with beautiful buildings, artistic creations of an exceptional standard. Unfortunately, the graceful queen dowager of noble cities is frail, a crumbling and neglected shadow of her former regal self. How wonderful it would be to see her returned to her former glory…

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Above: Private home in Deshapriya Park 

blue house

Above: Residence in Sudder Street 

Calcutta Skyline 1

Above: New Empire Cinema, Chowringhee 

* Wesley & Rikshaw

Above: Wesley Chapel, Sudder Street 

Wesly Wing

Above: Side wing of the Wesley Chapel 

Corner 2

Above: Hotel in Mirza Ghalib Street

Mansion

Above: Surana Mansions near Newmarket

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One comment on “Calcutta’s Faded Grace

  1. Peta kaplan
    December 23, 2013

    Enjoyed these photographs, which were reminiscent of my travels to the old city Panama and also Havannah, Cuba. Greenglobaltrek.blogspot.com

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