Saturday, July 12, 2008

Old Photographs from Indian History

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.

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.

4 comments:

siva shankar (india_proud@yahoo.com) said...

thanks for ur effort.

Anonymous said...

Indeed intersting Photos

Piyal Kundu said...

Thanks for these pictures. For More Old Indian vintage photos visit: http://oldindianphotos.blogspot.com

RENUGA said...

thanks for these rare photos.......

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