Rare Pics from India’s Past

Rare Pics from India’s Past

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48

Indira Gandhi in her younger days


1

Zebra cart in 1930s Calcutta


46

Poster of Hunger Strike by Bhagat Singh


2

Japanese troops using Indian POWs for target practice, 1942


44

Shahrukh Khan, Kapil Dev and Sohail Khan in a match of football


3

First Day of Constituent Assembly in India, 1946


42

A R Rahman and friends


4

Mohammad Rafi and Muhammad Ali in Chicago, 1975.


40

Driver’s license, 1943


5

Air India employee updating flight schedule, 1963


38

Last glimpse of the Father of the Nation, 1948


6

Howrah Bridge under construction, 1930s


36

Lord Mountbatten salutes the Indian Flag


7

Female prisoners at the Andaman Cellular Jail, 1860


32

British man gets a pedicure from his Indian servant


8

C V Raman with his Spectrograph


 

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A Busy Street in Delhi, 1908


9

Jawaharlal Nehru showing off his swordsman skills


35

The last picture and the much debated ‘death certificate’ of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, 1945


10

…and The Swimmer!


37

A table in a library divided by Partition, 1947


21

Flora Fountain, Mumbai, 1890


39

Newspaper report of India’s Independence, 1947


11

Flora Fountain, Mumbai, 1890


41

Albert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore, 1930


22

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose toasts to Japanese Emperor, 1945


43

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose meeting Adolf Hitler, 1941


12

Times of India office in Bombay on its Diamond Jubilee, 1898


45

Narayana Murthy in IIT Kanpur, 1969


23

Old picture of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun


47

Che Guevara in Delhi, 1959


13

Pre-partition signs in Peshawar, 1940s


24

George Harrison’s selfie on his trip to India, 1966


14

Tata launches its first Mercedez Benz Telco, 1954


25

Pranab Mukherjee, a few decades ago…


15

Last Nizam of Hyderabad greets Sardar Patel after Operation Polo, 1948


26

Rare letter from Gandhi to Hitler, 1939


16

Earliest known photograph of the Taj Mahal, 1850s


27

First General Elections in January, 1952


17

Calcutta in the 19th Century


28

Queen Elizabeth & Maharani Gayatri Devi after a tiger hunt


18

Mahatma Gandhi at 10 Downing Street, 1931


29

Rare panorama of Mumbai, 1870


19

BEST Tram in Bombay, 1952


30

India’s first Test Cricket Team touring England, 1932


20

Jayalalitha with MGR


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Mahatma Gandhi in the different stages of his life


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