1881 Print Burning Ghaut Calcutta Kolkata India River Burial Religion XGEC6


This is an original 1881 black and white relief line-block print of a burning ghaut in Calcutta (Kolkata), India. A ghaut (ghat) is a broad flight of steps that lead down to a river, primarily seen in India.


This 130+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 5 inches; 13 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: cityscape, boat, canoe, crowd, people, hindu, buddist, death