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I have been involved in academic research since 1973 through my association with the ICHR aided journal, The Nineteenth Century Studies. My first paper on ‘Charles Dall’s Calcutta Mission’ was published in 1980. Besides many technical papers on L&Sc, I wrote a book on MARK2 Standard, and compiled global database of Early Bengalee Serials. Presently engaged since 2014 in maintaining a dedicated website, PURONOKOLKATA.COM that published above 99 research articles so far.
Antoine De L’Etang (1757-1840) is the other chivalrous adventurist, who was like Julius Soubise (1745-1798) deported to India in the late eighteenth century for outrageous romancing with Queen Marie Antoinette. He arrived in Pondicherry and was immediately assigned in the post of a Sergeant of sepahis and an adjutant. When Pondicherry was under sie...
Goal: An online compendium of Old Calcutta episodes, curated to the extent possible, with the hyperlinked references to the internet resources of scholarly and visual documents