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A View of St. John's Cathedral

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A view of St. John's Cathedral'. The Cathedral, opened in 1787, is situated on Hastings Street in Calcutta. The domed monument erected in memory of those who fell in the Rohilla War is seen on the right.

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Aquatint on paper

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From the Watercolour World


St John's Church, Kolkata, India



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Based on James Gibb's St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London. see: http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/apac/other/019pzz000000080u00000000.html