Friday, December 9, 2011

Old Photographs British India

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 notch 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. 


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