Dec 30, 2010

Indian Women Gathered on Rooftop - 1880's

Source: ebay

Dec 26, 2010

Dec 23, 2010

Various Photographs of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi Portrait

Gandhi with Aga Khan

Kasturba Gandhi, Wife of Mahatma Gandhi





Mahatma Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru (Second from left)  and Vallabhbhai Patel (Ninth from left)









Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi

Charlie Chaplin with Mahatma Gandhi in Canning Town, London, 1931


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Dec 21, 2010

Gateway Hussainnabad Lucknow - Samuel Bourne 1863

Source: http://photography.si.edu

Dec 20, 2010

Four Men, Sadhus (Ascetics) or Fakirs (Mendicants) - Charles Shepherd 1862

Source: http://photography.si.edu

Dec 19, 2010

Pahari group at Bazaar in Town - Temples in Background - Samuel Bourne 1863

Source: http://photography.si.edu

Street Coconut Seller - Bombay (Mumbai) - 1930's

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Ruins of Residency Lucknow - 1880's

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Dec 17, 2010

Portrait of Coffee Girl from West Coast of South India

Source: http://collections.si.edu

1936 Berlin Olympic Indian Hockey Team

The 1936 Summer Olympics was the fifth Field Hockey tournament at Olympics. All games took place either in the Hockey Stadion or on the Hockey Stadion Field No.2. Both hockey grounds were near by the Olympic Stadium located on the Reichssportfeld. The competition was held from Tuesday, August 4, 1936 to Saturday, August 15, 1936.

Indian team scored 38 goals but only 1 goal was scored against them. India were the Gold medalists.India won the semi final by 10-0 against France and final by 8-1 against Germany. (Wikipedia)

Source: www.bharatiyahockey.org

Dec 16, 2010

Vintage Portrait of Upper Caste Married Woman from Bombay (Mumbai)

Source: http://photography.si.edu

Nautch Girl Dancing in Costume with Ornaments - Two Men Playing String Instrument and Drum Nearby - Charles Shepherd - 1862

Source: http://photography.si.edu

Vintage Portrait of Woman of Goldsmith Caste with Ornaments

Photographer: Nursoo Dewjee Poopal
Source: http://photography.si.edu

Dec 10, 2010

Snake charmers - India, ca.1921



Source: Flickr.com