Kolkata - formerly Calcutta - is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal and is the second
largest city by area in India. It lies on the east bank of the River Hooghly, and was the capital of
India until 1911. The old spelling will of course be reflected in the postcards on this page.
Old Postcard, Calcutta, Kolkata, Howrah Station
Howrah Station.
Calcutta, Chowranghee Road
Chowranghee Road - no date for this postcard.
Calcutta, Hooghly Bridge
Bridge over the Hooghly.
Calcutta, High Court
The High Court, Calcutta.
Calcutta, Old Court House Street
Old Court House Street and the Great Eastern Hotel.
Bbabu Badridas's Jain Temple, Calcutta, Kolkata
Babu Badridas's Jain Temple.
Calcutta YMCA
Calcutta YMCA.
Kalighat Temple, Bathing Steps
The Bathing Steps, Kalighat Temple.
Kolkata Zoo
Zoological Gardens.
Kolkata Bathing Ghat
No date for this view of the Bathing Ghat.
Calcutta, River Scene
Shipping on the river.
Kolkata Racecourse, Grandstand, Vintage Postcard
Calcutta, Kidderpore Coaling Docks, Kolkata
Kidderpore Coaling Docks.
The magnificent grandstand at Calcutta Racecourse.
Calcutta Market Kolkata
Sir Stuart Hogg Market.

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Howrah Station, Calcutta
Bullock Carts outside Howrah Station.
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The "Black Hole" Memorial.
Calcutta - Clive St
Clive Street.
Howrah Bridge, Calcutta
Howrah Bridge.
Jain Temple, Manicktollah, Calcutta
The Jain Temple, Manicktollah.
Chitpore Road, Calcutta
Chitpore Road.
Calcutta Race Course
Another view of the Racecourse.
Jain Temple, Calcutta
Another old postcard showing the Jain Temple.
Shipping on the Hooghly.
High Court, Calcutta
Another old postcard of the High Court.
The River Hooghly.
The Pontoon Bridge on the Hooghly.
Another view of the Stuart Hogg Market.
Bathing Ghat.
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