A crowded riverside with bathers at Chandpal Ghat in Calcutta, the main landing site for visitors to the city along the Hooghly River
Unknown photographer may have been British civil servant in Calcutta.
Some images were taken in 1912, archivists confirm.
Ships arriving at Chandpal Ghat, while crowds gather by the docks.
A street hairdresser giving a 'Hindustani haircut' (pudding bowl) in Strand Road South, Calcutta.
Buildings on the south-east side of Lal Dighi, Calcutta, lit at night for the 1912 British royal visit by King George V and Queen Mary. All 178 images were found in a Peter Lord shoebox in Edinburgh and are about 100 years old.
King George V and the Queen arrive in Delhi in 1911.