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Santanu Dey

titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Pravat Kumar Raychowdhury is the thirty-fourth descendant of the Sabarna Raychowdhury family. The family was the Jaigir, the administrator of Calcutta from 1608-1757. Probably they are one of the first aristocrat families in Bengal.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
The wreck of the mansion depicts the present state of Sabarna Ray Chowdhury family. The British East India Company got the ownership of Calcutta from them to begin their commercial enterprise in Bengal.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Amar Mallick is the sixth generation descendant of Sil family. Motilal Sil was the founder of Sil family in Calcutta. He was an influential rich businessman during the British period.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Lily Mullick is one of the oldest surviving members of Mullick family of Kalutola in Calcutta.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Sourindra Mullick is the surviving oldest member of Mullick family at Pathuriaghata in Calcutta. He is the sixth descendant of Mullick family.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
This wall hanging abstract bears the legacy of the rich lineage of the Bengalis during that time.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Juthika Ray the elder sister of Pasupati Ray, who is pet lover. She has collection of birds seen with one of them.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Shyamalendra Krishna Mitra the current descendant of the Nilmoni Mitra family in Calcutta. Nilmoni Mitra was one of the rich elite businessmen during the British period in the nineteenth century.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
Nandini Deb is the present queen of Shovabazar Rajbari. Maharaja Naba Krishna Deb was the founder of the Deb family during the early settlement of British East India Company in Calcutta. He was one of the closest friend of Robert Clive, the then Governor General of the company.
titolo: The Lost Legacy (Decolonization & Calcutta's past elites)
The inner courtyard of shovabazar Rjabari in Calcutta is carried loneliness, emotions and belongings of those past elites.