Fort William, Calcutta

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 05 October 2022

A view of Fort William, Calcutta in the 1750s when it was commanded by the British East India Company. The fort was captured by the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, in June 1756. Captured British soldiers who had defended the fort were then imprisoned in the infamous Black Hole of Calcutta and most of them died there.

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Artist, U. (2022, October 05). Fort William, Calcutta. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16483/fort-william-calcutta/

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