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Friday, September 12, 2014

Earlier Reference: Etchings of François Balthazar Solvyns

François Balthazar Solvyns has made etchings on Indian society. it was published under the title "A Collection of Two Hundred and Fifty Coloured Etchings: Descriptive of the Manners, Customs and Dresses of the Hindoos".  Calcutta, 1796, 1799. About 36 boats we can traced there under "Boats of Bengal". All those paintings are available in web. go through: http://asnic.utexas.edu/asnic/hardgrave/solvynsonline/pages/Solvyns-Etchings.htm

Saturday, February 9, 2013

‎12th to 14th February 2013.
Exhibition of Models on Heritage Boats of Bengal.
Venue: Tarani Majhir Ghat, Salt Lake Stadium (close to VIP Gate). Kolkata
Time: 2 to 7 pm.
Organizer: Backward Classes Welfare Department. Government of West Bengal.

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