Life in Indian cities: 19th thru early 20th century in Pictures

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    Boy and ayah" (ayah = carer)

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    Bombay family

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    Hindu temple on banks of the Ganges at Varanasi-Exact date unknown

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    INDIAN MUTINY 1857
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    1858 photograph of a mosque in Meerut where some of the rebel soldiers may have worshiped

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    1858 Photograph of Flag Staff Tower Delhi where European survivors of the Rebellion of 1857 gathered on May 11, 1857.

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    The Jantar Mantar observatory in Delhi in 1858, damaged in the fighting
     
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    INDIAN MUTINY-2

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    Photograph entitled, "The Bank of Delhi," taken in 1858 by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet. The bank had been damaged by mortar and gunfire during the rebellion of 1857
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    Photograph entitled, "Front of Hindu Rao's house [Delhi]" taken in 1858 by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet. During the rebellion, the house was taken over by the British and came under heavy gunfire. The house is now a hospital.

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    Photograph entitled, "Cashmere Gate, Delhi, Punjab" taken by Samuel Bourne in the 1860s and showing extensive damage to the Kashmiri Gate
     
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    INDIAN MUTINY -3

    Photograph entitled "Outside of well, Cawnpore [Kanpur]" taken by Samuel Bourne in 1860. The picture shows the outside of the Bibighar Well in Cawnpore (Kanpur) where British women and children died. By 1860, a memorial had been built at the site. In 1948, after India's independence, the memorial was moved to another site.


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    Photograph entitled, "The Well and Monument, Slaughter House, Cawnpore" taken in 1858. From 'Murray Collection: Views in Delhi, Cawnpore, Allahabad and Benares' taken by Dr. John Murray. Picture shows the Bibigurh house in which European women and children were killed and the well where their bodies were found.

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    Picture entitled, "Slaughter Ghat, Cawnpore" taken in 1858 by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet. The picture is of the Sati Chaura Ghat, on the banks of the Ganges River, where, on 27th June 1857, many British men lost their lives and the surviving women and children were taken prisoners by the rebels.


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    Photograph entitled, "The Hospital in General Wheeler's entrenchment, Cawnpore," taken in 1858. From 'Murray Collection: Views in Delhi, Cawnpore, Allahabad and Benares' taken by Dr. John Murray in 1858. The hospital designed by General Wheeler was the site of the first major loss of British lives.

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    COLONIAL ERA-DATE UNKNOWN
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    Assamese Tea Coolies Being Paid by European Man In Entranceway of Pole Structure with Thatch Roof

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    COLONIAL ERA-BRITISH INDIA-DATE UNKNOWN
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    SIND POLICE-1857

    Sind Police 1857photograph by: Beato, Felice Italian (1825-1903)

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    ST jamess church delhishowing damage from mutiny fighting-1857

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    Old cross from top of st james church-Delhi 1891 RIDDLED BY MUTINEERS SHOT IN 1856-7
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    Bombay yacht club february 1891

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    production of an Indian Movie at BOMBAY STUDIO-1961

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    Frontier guards checking a truck convoy of migrating refugees on their way to Pakistan on the border of India-During Mass Migration india independence-1947.

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    THE LIBERATION OF GOA: 1961



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    No.17 Squadron under Sqn Ldr Jayawant Singh attacked the Wireless station at Bambolim at 0715 Hours on the 18th. Seen above is the Radio Station burning and the Day after the strike (Right). Note the radio aerials in the picture below.

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    Air Vice Marshal Erlic Pinto, discusses with the TAC Commander, Air Commodore Shivdev Singh, at a forward area. Seen in the background is a Mi-4 Helicopter.

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    Bengali filmaker Satyajit Ray filming scenes of his movie "Sonar Kella" ("The Golden Fortress") in Calcutta.1974

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    Times of INDIA Employess 1898 Nov-Mumbai


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    TAJ MAHAL HOTEL MUMBAI-1908

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    COURTESY TO ALL THE FOTOGRAPHERS WHO LIVED IN THE COLONIAL ERA AND THOSE WHO HOLD ON TO THESE PICS FOR OUR GENERATIONS AND BEYOND..
     
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    LIFE IN CALCUTTA 1944

    Hooghly ferry several miles upstream from Calcutta metro area

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    Hooghly River small boat, downstream from Howrah Bridge

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    Early morning scene along Diamond Harbor Road between Kidderpore and Alipore
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    Filming of Indian movie Aashiq in RK STUDIOS-BOMBAY 1961

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    HIMALYAN BEAUTY-1938

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    JOURNEY TO HIMALAYAS-CARRYING A PILGRIM TO HIMALAYA1938

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    BRITISH BUNGALOW WITH SERVANTS-1870S

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    PHOTO FROM SECUNDERABAD,ANDHRAPRADESH-1870S

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    MAHATMA GANDHI in PARIS-HAVING BREAKFAST 1930

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