Feb 26, 2012

The Rana Sahib of Porbandar - Late 19th Century Photograph


Photographer: Deen Dayal
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The Maha Rao of Kutch Khengarji III Sawai Bahadur - Late 19th Century Photograph


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The Jam Sahib of Navanagar - Late 19th Century Photograph


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The Divan of Palanpur - Late 19th Century Photograph


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The Raja of Rajpipla - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Raja of Kapurthala - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir - Late 19th Century Photograph


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The Maharaja Sindhia of Gwalior - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Nizam of Deccan - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Nawab of Rampur - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Maharaja of Mysore - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Maharaja of Patiala - Late 19th Century Photograph

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Studio Portrait of an Indian Woman with Fan - c1910's

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The Maharaja of Rewah - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Nawab of Junagadh - Late 19th Century Photograph

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The Maharaja of Jodhpur - Late 19th Century Photograph

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Vintage Photograph of Four Indian Women - 1930's

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British Man Stading Next to a Horse Cart in front of his Bungalow. His Wife in the Cart and Two Servants present nearby - Early 20th Century Photograph

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Alai Darwaza in Qutb Minar Complex the entrance to the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque - Delhi 1860's

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Qutb Minar and other Historical Monuments - Delhi 1870's

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Garden of the Taj Mahal - 1870's

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Feb 21, 2012

Indian Boatmaker - 1940's

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Feb 18, 2012

Tomb of Shams-ud-din Iltutmish, third ruler of the Mamluk dynasty - Delhi 1860's

Shams-ud-din Iltutmish (r. 1211–1236) was the third ruler of the Mamluk dynasty of Delhi of Turkic origin[1]. He was a slave of Qutub-ud-din-Aybak and later became his son-in-law and close lieutenant. He was the Governor of Badaun when he deposed Qutub-ud-din's successor Aram Shah and acceeded to the throne of the Delhi Sultanate in 1211. He shifted Capital from Lahore to Delhi , remained the ruler until his death on May 1, 1236.
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Tomb of Safdarjung - Delhi 1860's

Safdarjung's Tomb is a garden tomb with a marble mausoleum in New Delhi, India. It was built in 1754 in the late Mughal Empire style, and was described as "the last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture".
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Feb 17, 2012

Tomb of Mirza Jehangir - Delhi 1860's

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Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah - Delhi 1860's

Nizamuddin Dargah is the dargah (mausoleum) of famous Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya. Situated in the Nizamuddin West area of Delhi.

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The Masjid-i Jahan-Numa or Jama Masjid - Delhi 1870's

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Qutub Minar in Delhi - 1860's

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Feb 10, 2012

Kashmir (or Cashmere) Gate - Delhi 1860's

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Old Fort of Delhi - Vintage Photograph

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View of Delhi City from Jumma Masjid - 1860's


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Feb 8, 2012

Maharaja Kishan Singh of Bharatpur, Rajasthan - 1902



Maharaja Sir Kishan Singh (1899–1929) was the ruling Maharaja of princely state Bharatpur (1918–1929) and successor of Maharani Girraj Kaur.
Maharaja Kishan Singh was born at Moti Mahal, Bharatpur on 4 October 1899 in a Hindu Jat family. He was eldest son of Maharaja Ram Singh by his second wife, Maharani Girraj Kaur. He was educated at Mayo College, Ajmer and Wellington. He succeeded on the deposition of his father on 27 August 1900. Installed on the gadi at Bharatpur on 30 August 1900. He reigned under the regency of his mother until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers on 28 November 1918.
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Photographer: Priyalall and Company
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Photograph of the Ganges riverbank around Ram Ghat - Banares (Varanasi) 1869







The Ram Ghat was built by the Raja of Jaipur and has a temple dedicated to Ram. Varanasi on the river Ganges is one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus.  The waterfront of Varanasi (Benares) is lined with over 100 ghats, with long flights of stone steps where residents and pilgrims come to perform their ablutions and worship in the temples. The Ram Ghat is a popular bathing ghat. 

Photographer:  Brajo Gopal Bromochary
Source: British Library