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        Guards taunting the thirst-crazed prisoners by drinking water in front of them, The Black Hole of Calcutta, 18th June 1756

        Jackson, Peter (1922-2003); British. Medium: lithograph. Date: 20th Century. The Black Hole of Calcutta was a small dungeon where troops of the Newab of Bengal, Siraj Ud Dualah, held British prisoners of war after the capture of Fort William on 20th June 1756; Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark Historical Pictures. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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