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Ms. Coll. 802 - Waddell, Clyde - Clyde Waddell photograph album of Calcutta
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Author:
Waddell, Clyde.
Title:
Clyde Waddell photograph album of Calcutta, 1945-1946.
Physical description:
1 volume (60 photographs)
Summary:
Sixty gelatin silver prints (8 x 10 1/8 inches) of Calcutta street and river scenes, with a few interior pictures of temples, train stations, an opium den, and a brothel. Many of the photographs feature American soldiers stationed in Calcutta or document American military landmarks in Calcutta, such as the U.S. Army headquarters, a hotel for U.S. Army officers, and the American Red Cross Burra Club. Each photograph has a caption of a few sentences. Lacks title page and printed introduction present in other known copies.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 802
 
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