Glorious Dead Cenotaph, Kolkata
In Remembering the terrible cost of the war, let us all work for peace and peaceful resolution of our difference.
Bruce Buckmell. British Deputy High Commissioner, Kolkata
The First World War (WWI), which was the known as the Great War of 1914 – 18, ended on 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year ie: 11:00 am of 11 Nov, 1918.
Remembrance Sunday, St. John’s Church, Kolkata
November 8, 2015
The First World War (WWI), which was the known as the Great War of 1914 – 18, ended on 11 November 1918 (11/11/18).
A year later in 1919 King George V inaugurated the first commemoration of the end of the Great War of 1914 – 18. Read more…
Photo Publicatiom – XI
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).
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.
Calcutta (Kolkata) Churches
~ Compilation of Churches of Calcutta (Kolkata) ~
Kolkata (formally Calcutta) is home to several churches catering to different sects and sub – sects of Christianity. Apart from the well known Protestant and Catholic sects Calcutta (Kolkata) also houses churches belonging to the Orthodox sect including Armenian, Syrian and Greek orthodox sub – sets.
Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk
13 October 2012, Calcutta (Kolkata)
See Also: My blog post on Scott Kelby’s Photowalk 2013, Calcutta (Kolkata)
About Scott Kelby:
Kelby is editor and publisher of Photoshop User and Layers magazines, president and co-founder of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and is president of Kelby Media Group, an Oldsmar, Florida-based software training, education, and publishing firm.
Kelby is a photographer, designer, and the award-winning author of more than 50 books, including Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks, The Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers, The Photoshop Channels Book, Photoshop Classic Effects, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, The iPod Book, The Digital Photography Book, and The iPhone Book.
St. John’s Church, Calcutta (Kolkata)
First Anglican Church of Calcutta (Kolkata)
Also see my compilation of Calcutta (Kolkata) Churches
Located at the North – Western corner of the Governor House (Raj Bhavan) lies the St. John’s Church. Built in 1787 St. John’s Church is the third oldest church in Calcutta (Kolkata) only next to the Armenian and the Old Mission Church. St. John’s Church served as the Anglican Cathedral of Calcutta (Kolkata) till 1847 when it was transferred to St. Paul’s Cathedral.