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The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta
Paper Type: Art Paper (Matt) | Size: 254 x 229mm
All colour; 145 photographs
ISBN-10: 818973878X | ISBN-13: 978-81-89738-78-5

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A discovery of the old areas of the city, where heritage houses and history fill every crowded lane and secret courtyard. The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta is an important contribution to the architectural history of both Calcutta and India.

Joanne Taylor
Joanne Taylor
Australia-born 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 of Sydney, and has done a thesis on Calcutta's Great Houses for the University of New South Wales. Joanne first visited India in 1971, which left an indelible impression on her. In The Forgotten Palaces of Calcutta, she achieves her aim of showing another side of the city of Calcutta; a city which she feels, leaves a lasting impact on all who embrace it.