Photos of Old India and its culture

These are a collection of rare photos of the life of Indians in early 20th century .

These are a collection of rare photos of the life of Indians in early 20th century and their proud culture .

Imperial Airways London

The Imperial Airways ‘Hanno’ Hadley Page passenger airplane carries the England to India air mail, stopping in Sharjah to refuel.


Jama Masjid mosque

An aerial view of Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi , built between 1650 and 1658.


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A group from Vaishnava, a sect founded by a Hindu mystic. His followers are called Gosvami-maharajahs.

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Women gather at a party in Mumbai ( Bombay ) in 1910.


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A rare view of the President’s palace and the Parliament building in New Delhi


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A group of Dancing or nautch girls began performing with their elaborate costumes and jewelry.


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The Grand Trunk Road , built by Sher Shah Suri, was the main trade route from Calcutta to Kabul .


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A British man gets a pedicure from an Indian servant.

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The daughter of an Indian maharajah seated on a panther she shot, sometime during 1920s.

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Lord Macaulay’s address to the British parliament in 1835.




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