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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Sitwell

: 2003/071/1/1/3/47

: Loading jute at Serajgunge

: c. 1900

: Indian workers load bales of jute onto a cargo boat at the riverside harbour of Serajgunge. The jute mill at Serajgunge was one of several that sprang up in the West Bengal area during the late 1800s as the jute industry began to take off in India. Original manuscript caption: Loading jute Serajgunge


: 1 photograph

: Item

: 1 sepia photograph, extracted from album and mounted on card

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