Old and Vintage Photographs of Rare India that will take you back in time. These are photographs from India are going to take you on a nostalgic ride through the yesteryear.
1) Beato’s photographs from Indian rebellion of 1857, which were possibly the first-ever photographic images of corpses.
2) Royal treatment the British were subjected to by their Indian servants during the British Raj, in this case a pedicure.
3) Zebra cart in 1930s Calcutta. This is a picture of a Zebra cart being used as a mode of transport in Calcutta in the 1930s.
4) An Air India airhostess aiding a passenger on a Delhi-Bombay flight in 1946
5) A Locomotive Railway Engine on the line of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway which Passes through the Main Street of a Hill Village, 1880’s
6) Two crew members of a Sherman tank of the Scinde Horse, part of the Indian 31st Armoured Division in Iraq, March 1944
7) Indian Young Nationalist Affixing a Boycott Sign, to a Foreign Cart in the Streets of Bombay (Mumbai) – 1930
8) Indian soldiers holding a Nazi flag which they had captured at Libyan Omar, December 1941
9) Rabindranath Tagore, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan and Sir Maurice Gwyer at Sinha Sadan after the Oxford University Convocation on 7th of August 1940
10) We see a portrait of India’s first Test Cricket Team on its maiden tour to England in 1932.
11) The uniform of the Indian Army soldiers in 1850.
12) This image of Tagore and Einstein brings geniuses from worlds apart together.
13) Mahatma Gandhi during his time in South Africa in 1900.
14) Train at 1895
15) A Young French boy introduces himself to Indian soldiers who had just arrived in France to fight alongside French and British forces in First World War, Marseilles, 30th September 1914
16) The Great Gama and his brother Imam Baksh square off during an exhibition match held in front of the Red Fort – New Delhi, 1940’s
17) Girls School in Jaipur, Rajasthan – 1870’s
18) Earliest known photograph of the Taj Mahal taken by Dr. John Murray of East India Company in the 1850s.
19) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose With Adolf Hitler.
20) Chandra Shekhar Azad had vowed that he would never be arrested by the British police and kept his promise by using his last bullet to shoot himself in the head. He was Chandra Shekhar Azad, one of the most noteable Indian revolutionaries, who joined the revolution for the Indian independence when he was only 15 years old.
21) Japanese Army personnel who blind-folded Indian POWs (Prisoner of War) and used them for target practice.
22) Tata launch of Mercedes Benz Telco in 1954, in Mumbai.
23) The last Nizam of Hyderabad greets Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Begumpet airport after the success of Operation Polo.
24) Photograph of the Taj Mahal taken by Dr. John Murray of East India Company in the 1850s.
25) Narayana Murthy in IIT Kanpur, 1969
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