Two sides of a duit, a coin minted in 1735 by the VOC. This Day in History: Mar 20, 1602: Dutch East India Company founded http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Two sides of a duit, a coin minted in 1735 by the VOC. This Day in History: Mar 20, 1602: Dutch East India Company founded http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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The history of East India Company headquarters in London – incl. C18th crimson velvet furnishing.

The history of East India Company headquarters in London – incl. C18th crimson velvet furnishing.

Click the image/link to read about the "British Empire in India" British Raj #HCFpost

Click the image/link to read about the "British Empire in India" British Raj #HCFpost

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The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the British East India Company over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies on 23 June 1757. The battle consolidated the Company's presence in Bengal, which later expanded to cover much of India over the next hundred years.

The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the British East India Company over the Nawab of Bengal and his French allies on 23 June 1757. The battle consolidated the Company's presence in Bengal, which later expanded to cover much of India over the next hundred years.

Maai Angela of Bengal (1641 – 1720)                       IMAAI An the period of 1652 – 1657, the first few years of the settlement established by the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, there were only 11 slaves. Angela van Bengal was one of them

Maai Angela of Bengal (1641 – 1720) IMAAI An the period of 1652 – 1657, the first few years of the settlement established by the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, there were only 11 slaves. Angela van Bengal was one of them

The East India Company was  a(from 1707) British joint-stock company formed to pursue trade with the East Indies but that ended up trading mainly with the Indian subcontinent, Qing Dynasty China, North-West Frontier Province and Balochistan. The company rose to account for half of the world's trade, particularly trade in basic commodities that included cotton, silk, indigo dye, salt, saltpetre, tea and opium. The company also ruled the beginnings of the British Empire in India.

The East India Company was a(from 1707) British joint-stock company formed to pursue trade with the East Indies but that ended up trading mainly with the Indian subcontinent, Qing Dynasty China, North-West Frontier Province and Balochistan. The company rose to account for half of the world's trade, particularly trade in basic commodities that included cotton, silk, indigo dye, salt, saltpetre, tea and opium. The company also ruled the beginnings of the British Empire in India.

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East Indiaman ship. Used for shipping cargo within the East India Trading Co.

East Indiaman ship. Used for shipping cargo within the East India Trading Co.

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