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A Pidhi Brought Across by Haratosh Chatterjee Which Has His Grandfather's Initials Inscribed

c. Late 19th century to early 20th century

Partition Museum

Partition Museum

This ‘piri’ ( a wooden seat) is about a 100 years old and is made from a single piece of wood. It was brought across the border when the family migrated from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in 1949. It holds a lot of sentimental value for Haratosh Chatterjee as it has the initials of his paternal grandfather are engraved on it.Generously gifted by Haratosh Chatterjee.

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  • Title: A Pidhi Brought Across by Haratosh Chatterjee Which Has His Grandfather's Initials Inscribed
  • Date Created: c. Late 19th century to early 20th century
  • Type: Photograph
  • Medium: Wood

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