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Title Boats in the Hooghly River
Catalog Number P2006.7.14
Accession number 2006.7
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Photographic print of Boats in the Hooghly River.
Date 1945/09/01-1945/09/30
Event World War II
Subjects World War II
China Burma India
Boats
Jetties
Barges
Transportation
Shipping
Bathing
Swimmers
Swimming
Photographer Heikkinen, Wilbert
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Heikkinen
Catalog date 2006-04-19
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Image of Boats in the Hooghly River in Calcutta, India. Inscribed on back by the amateur photographer and serviceman, Walter Heikkinen: "Jetty of the Khamarahato Jute Mill. The river is the Hooghly in whose waters the Indians wash, swim, and bury their dead. The water is muddy and full of vegitation. Two typical river barges being unloaded."
Orig/copy Original