Across the city are the solitary remains of grand buildings and structures. They stand like sentinels as the city grows and changes around them, memorials that mark forgetting as much as remembrance. 1,383 more words
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Town or City: Kolkata.
Construction started: 1864.
Design and Construction Architect: Walter B. Grenville.
Present Owner: Archaeological Survey of India.
The General Post Office, Kolkata, is the central post office of the city of Kolkata as well as the chief post office of West Bengal.366 more words
One of the things we often get asked, as keepers of the Royal Mail Archive, is what we can tell people about their relatives who worked for the Post Office. 754 more words
1916 – Approximately 1,000 copies of The Proclamation of the Irish Republic are printed in Liberty Hall in a print office set up by James Connolly.
The proclamation will be read by Pádraig Pearse outside the General Post Office on Sackville Street (now called O’Connell Street) on Monday 24th April.
The proclamation was printed secretly on an old and poorly maintained Wharfedale Stop Cylinder Press in the printing office that had been set up by James Connolly in the basement in the original Liberty Hall in Beresford Place, Dublin. 337 more words