Palaces of Calcutta: india

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12/4/2006--Kolkata (Calcutta), India..The Marble Palace, located on Muktarambabu Street in North Kolkata. Raja Rejendra Mullick built this house in 1835. The building has fluted columns, cast iron filigree work besides a vast collection of European arts and artifacts and a sculpture filled garden all with heavy Baroque influences...It is famous for marble wall & floors, antiques, paintings by Rubens, curios, marble statues, floor to ceiling mirrors and for its collection of rare birds. Marble Palace is still resided in. Entrance and photography is restricted....Photograph ©2007 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved