Project Description

The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta

  • INR995/£21/$35
  • ISBN: 978-81-89738-78-5
  • Size: 254 x 229mm
  • 130pp, 150 gsm art paper (matt)
  • All colour
  • 145 photographs
  • Hard back with jacket
The book discovers the old buildings of the city, where heritage houses and history fill every crowded lane and secret courtyard. By focusing on Calcutta’s heritage mansions and palaces, many of whose interiors have remained the same for over 200 years, the book makes an important contribution to the architectural history of both Calcutta and India.

Joanne Taylor


Joanne Taylor Joanne Taylor is a Sydney-based scholar, writer and photographer with a passion for Indian architecture and culture. She has written for numerous publications, studied Indian history at the University [...]

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