< Last Photo   << Last Chapter                Notes on the Geography of Places: Northern India: Calcutta's New Market         Next Chapter >>   Next Photo > 
 

Notes on the Geography of Northern India: Calcutta's New Market

Time to wake up!

Make default image size larger

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 1

Look out the window.  What is it?  At the crack of dawn, while you were still sleeping, it looked like snow. There are still a few chickens left.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 2

In netted baskets.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 3

We're in Calcutta's great market.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 4

It's the Stuart Hogg Market--Hogg Market, for short, but also called New Market--as in a football tackle called Tiny.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 5

It's hard to show the scale of the thing, but the corridors run a long way back from this facade.  See the tower in the background?

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 6

Here it is, closer.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 7

An inner courtyard.  Photographs from the British period make the place seem clean and tidy.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 8

It's not any more.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 9

Some stretches smell sweet, though.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 10

There's plenty of produce, too.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 11

A potato specialist.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 12

Fish delivery.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 13

Tossing big ones.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 14

Butchers.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 15

The charnel house.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 16

Retail sales.

Northern India: Calcutta's New Market picture 17

Home delivery.


www.greatmirror.com Web   
 

* Australia * Austria * Bangladesh * Belgium * Botswana * Brazil * Burma / Myanmar * Cambodia (Angkor) * Canada (B.C.) * China * The Czech Republic * Egypt * Fiji * France * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Hungary * India: Themes * Northern India * Peninsular India * Indonesia * Israel * Italy * Japan * Jerusalem * Jordan * Kenya * Laos * Kosovo * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * Mexico * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * The Netherlands * New Zealand * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * The Philippines * Poland * Portugal * Senegal * Singapore * South Africa * Spain * Sri Lanka * Sudan * Syria (Aleppo) * Tanzania * Thailand * Trinidad * Turkey (Istanbul) * Uganda * The U.A.E. (Dubai) * The United Kingdom * The Eastern United States * The Western United States * Oklahoma * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * The West Bank * Yemen * Zambia * Zimbabwe *
go back to previous picture go to next chapter go to next picture go to previous chapter page