Mar 22, 2014

Indian Silent Film Actress Seeta Devi - 1925

Seetha Devi (1912-1983) was a beautiful famous actress of the silent era whose original name was Renee Smith.She belonged to the Anglo Indian Community. She entered the film industry in 1925 in the film 'Prem Sanyas' which was Himanshu Rai's film.It's English title 'The Light of Asia' was more popular.


Mar 20, 2014

Aghoree, Hindoo Mendicant - Benares (Varanasi) c1860's

Ghauteea, Hindoo Friar - Benares (Varanasi) c1860's

Gungapootree, Hindoo Worshipper of Ganges - Benares (Varanasi) c1860's

Bhat, Wandering Minstrel - Benares (Varanasi) c1860's

Maharajah of Benares, Hindoo - Benares (Varanasi) c1860's

Mohunts of Hunoomangurhee, Hindoo - Oude c1860's

Mar 19, 2014

Calcutta (Kolkata), The Jute Center of the World - 1927

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Tomb of Maharaja Ranjit Singh - Lahore, Pakistan c1880's

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Entrance of the Gwalior Fort - Madhya Pradesh c1880's

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Moti Masjid in Agra - c1870's

The Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque) in Agra was built by Shah Jahan. During the rule of Shah Jahan the Mughal emperor, numerous architectural wonders were built. Most famous of them being the Taj Mahal. Moti Masjid earned the epithet Pearl Mosque for it shined like a pearl. It is held that this mosque was constructed by Shah Jahan for his members of royal court.
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View of the Lake - Srinagar, Kashmir 1865

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Mar 17, 2014

Syuds, Descendants of Mahomed - Oude, c1860's

Pathans, Mahomedan - Oude, c1860's

Pasees, Low Caste Hindoos - Oude, c1860's

Teehurs, Supposed Aboriginal - Oude, c1860's

Bhurs, Supposed Aboriginal - Oude, c1860's

Gurgbunsees, Hindu Rajpoot Tribe - Oude, c1860's

Bujgotees, Hindu Rajpoot Tribe - Oude, c1860's

Rajkoomars, Hindu Rajpoot Tribe - Oude, c1860's

Bhali Sooltans, Mostly Mahomedans - Oude, c1860's

Bais, Rajpoot Hindu Tribe - Oude, c1860's

Mar 16, 2014

Bollywood Hindi Movie Record Covers - Part 13

Justice Chaudhury



Pighalta Aasman



Pyar Jhukta Nahin

Railway Platform







Waqt Ki Shehzade

Waqt Ki Shehzade

Waqt Ki Shehzade

Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan

Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke


Moormis, Tibetans - Nepal, c1860's

Banras, Subdivision of Newars - Nepal, c1860's

Newar or Niwar, Slave Population, Supposed Aboriginal - Nepal, c1860's

Kus or Khas, Goorkha-Dominant Tribe - Nepal, c1860's