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Photo Publication – XI

April 2, 2014 10 comments

Photo Publicatiom – XI

Spice Route

April 2014

My photo feature on Heritage Buildings of Kolkata, titled “Glimpses of Kolkata” was published in the April 2014 issue of Spice Route (In flight magazine of Spice Jet).

Metropolitan Building, Calcutta (Kolkata)

Metropolitan Building, Calcutta (Kolkata)

The six page photo feature consisted of a total of 11 photos, including a two page spread black and white title photo of the Metropolitan Building.

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Metropolitan Building ~ Whiteway, Laidlaw and Co. to Big Bazar

August 29, 2012 13 comments

Metropolitan Building, Calcutta (Kolkata)

Whiteway, Laidlaw and Co. to Big Bazar

On the eastern side of Esplanade stands a spectacular building in Baroque style, complete with domes, pediments, balconies & clock tower. Known as the Metropolitan Building it once housed Calcutta’s (Kolkata’s) leading departmental stores run by the famous Whiteway, Laidlaw and Co.

Metropolitan Building, Calcutta (Kolkata)

Metropolitan Building, Calcutta (Kolkata)

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