Old Photographs From Indian History

Posted by infectedgenes Friday, July 11, 2008 3 comments

Women gather at a party in Mumbai (Bombay) in 1910.

A group from Vaishnava, a sect founded by a Hindu mystic. His followers are called Gosvami-maharajahs

An aerial view of Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, built between 1650 and 1658.

The Imperial Airways 'Hanno' Hadley Page passenger airplane carries the England to India
air mail, stopping in Sharjah to refuel.

The daughter of an Indian maharajah seated on a panther she shot, sometime during 1920s.

A British man gets a pedicure from an Indian servant.

The Grand Trunk Road, built by Sher Shah Suri, was the main trade route from Calcutta
to Kabul.

A group of Dancing or nautch girls began performing with their elaborate costumes and jewelry.

A rare view of the President's palace and the Parliament building in New Delhi.

Response to "Old Photographs From Indian History"

  1. sati Says:

    Thanks to whoever uploaded these pictures of historical evidence and prestige of the Indian culture obtaining at that time these pictures were taken......wish there were more such pictures available to the common Indian citizen, to remind them of moghul and english bondage which should shake and stir them appreciate the worth of their country's independence.............and not contibute towards its downfall into alien hands again.................wake up, Indians!

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  1. Lakshmi Says:

    where are these photographs from? which collection?
    Lakshmi

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