Discussion in 'General Multimedia' started by RAM, Nov 19, 2009.
Life in Indian cities in Colonial Era/20th century-in Pics
Tram In delhi
Calicut(Kozhikode)-kerala in 1901
1954 in Old Delhi, India
pictures were made by Rodney Stich in 1954 in Old Delhi, India, while the plane was being loaded with 1600 monkeys to be flown to the United States for the Salk polio vaccine program.
20th century bro...........
Old Courthouse Street, Kolkata, ~1880
St John's church, Kolkata, 1865
Great thread. Nice work mate. Would be interesting to see how it was a couple or more generations back.
Chowringhee/Howrah bridge area, Kolkata ~1940s
Great Eastern Hotel, Old Courthouse Street,Calcutta
Grand Hotel, Chowringhee,Calcutta ~1903
Bombay-Elphinstne Circle 1870
Bombay University Buildings 1877
Very impressive work RAM. Good show:goodstuff: :goodstuff: :goodstuff: :goodstuff: :
An aerial view of Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, built between 1650 and 1658.
The Grand Trunk Road, built by Sher Shah Suri, was the main trade route from Calcutta to Kabul.
A rare view of the President's palace and the Parliament building in New Delhi.
Bridge in Srinagar
Jama Masjid - Delhi, 1903
Dalhousie Square, Kolkata seat of power of the British Empire - circa 1878. A portion of the headquarters of the East India company ( Writers Buildings) can be seen on the right)
Maidan ( Central Park), Kolkata from Govt house - circa 1860s
Inauguration of Delhi.
"At the opening of India's new capital -- the Maharaja of Bharatpur and the Maharaja of Dholpur dressed in their flowing gowns of gold cloth at the formal opening of New Delhi as the capital by Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India" (a news bureau photo, 1927)
COURTESY TO ALL THE FOTOGRAPHERS WHO LIVED IN THE COLONIAL ERA AND THOSE WHO HOLD ON TO THESE PICS FOR OUR GENERATIONS AND BEYOND..
Old madras again..
Tram to Custom House
madras(chennai) pictures :link
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