Old photos of India

Here are some old photos of India, sent to me by a friend. Quite amazing to see how our country has changed, its unrecognisable.

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

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.

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 .

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.

A group of Dancing or nautch girls.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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These images were part of e-mail forwards, and the copyrights lie with the owners of these images.


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16 responses to “Old photos of India

  1. There are some remote hilly regions where such bridges still exists.
    great pictures, something to hold on to.
    can I copy some , thought I’d ask before doing so.

  2. muhammad nauman

    i m fonder to watch old pic of human civilization n now m feeling very pleasure after watching these informative pics.

  3. These are wonderful pictuers!

  4. sandeep singh

    i was searching for old indian pics.im very glad to see these pics.but its very difficult to find old pics.sure there are so many old pics in india and also in england.but they dont release all photos.i have copied all pics

  5. ‘wow’ it is not only pictuers, history also

  6. Fantastic Pictures. Reminding the history of passed centuries.Very amazing!

  7. Mithalesh Gupta

    Really amazing.

  8. I love my india a want to see old indian picture. Pl. Help me

  9. The last picture is fake… LOL

  10. shahzad hasan pervaiz

    hi,i am shahzad Hassan from Lahore,Pakistan and love to see old pics of India.Our history is common,we should preserve it and salute to our forefathers.So nice was that time when we were together.

  11. moola Ram Pooniya

    The photo is very nice .

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