Rare Photographs

British colonial officials sought to different mediums to document the country of India. While the earlier method of documentation were aquatints and lithographs, with the advent of camera India was profusely captured, documented and reproduced. The Victoria Memorial Hall owns in its collection of rare photographs by Bourne and Shephard.

Victoria Memorial Hall,Kolkata offers visitors free guided tours (35 - 40 Minutes) through the museum galleries [ Timings 11:00AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM ]