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 22 Oct 2016 Rare Photographs
Rattan Chand's Temple, Lahore - 1880

Photograph of the temple of Rattan Chand at Lahore, Pakistan, taken by George Craddock in the 1880s, part of the Bellew Collection of Architectural Views. Lahore, the capital of Punjab province, is considered the cultural centre of Pakistan. Islam came here a... Read More
 5 Sep 2016 Rare Photographs
Temple of Ganapathi, Khatav, Satara District - 1897

Photograph of the Temple of Ganapati at Khatav in the Satara District of Maharashtra, taken by Henry Cousens in 1897-98. This side view, shows the massive masonry blocks used in the construction. In the Progress report for the Archaeological Su... Read More
 5 Sep 2016 Rare Photographs
Nawgaon Ganapati Temple, Dhar - 1902

Photograph of the Nawgaon Ganapati Temple at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, taken by an unknown photographer in c.1902.

Dhar in the Malwa region of central India has a long tradition of history encompassing both Hindu and Muslim rule. It was once the capital of the ... Read More
 21 Apr 2016 Rare Photographs
Great Gopuram (152 ft.) and Entrance to Temple, Madura -1860

Photograph of a gopuram (tower) and entrance of the Minakshi Sundareshvara temple in Madurai, taken by Nicolas & Company in the 1870s. This great temple complex (dating mostly from the 17th century in its current form), dedicated to an... Read More
 21 Apr 2016 Rare Photographs
Interior of the Minakshi Sundareshvara temple, Madurai - 1860

Photograph of the interior of the Meenakshi Sundareshvara temple, Madurai, Tamilnadu, from the Album of Miscellaneous views in India, 1860s . The temple complex at Madurai was built under the patronage of Tirumala (1623-60), one of th... Read More
 21 Apr 2016 Rare Photographs
Sanctum of the Minakshi Sundareshvara temple, Madurai - 1870

Photograph of the sanctum of the Meenakshi Sundareshvara temple, Madurai, Tamilnadu, from the Album of Miscellaneous views in India, 1870s . The temple complex at Madurai was built under the patronage of Tirumala (1623-60), one of the ... Read More
 4 Feb 2016 Rare Photographs
Ruins of Vijayanagara - 1868

Photograph of the ruins at Vijayanagara from the 'Photographs to Illustrate the Ancient Architecture of Southern Indian' collection, taken by Edmund David Lyon in c. 1868.

Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, was the most powerful Hindu kingdom in Southern India from... Read More
 4 Feb 2016 Rare Photographs
Hampi street, looking towards the Virupaksha Temple, Vijayanagara - 1885

Photograph of a street in Hampi, looking towards the Virupaksha Temple, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections, c.1880. Hampi is the site of the ancient city of Vijayanagara. Vijayanagara (city of Victory) the ... Read More
 4 Feb 2016 Rare Photographs
Ruins of Vijayanagara - 1868

Photograph of the ruins at Vijayanagara from the 'Photographs to Illustrate the Ancient Architecture of Southern Indian' collection, taken by Edmund David Lyon in c. 1868.

Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, was the most powerful Hindu kingdom in Southern India from... Read More
 4 Feb 2016 Rare Photographs
Ruins of Vijayanagara - 1868

Photograph of the ruins at Vijayanagara from the 'Photographs to Illustrate the Ancient Architecture of Southern Indian' collection, taken by Edmund David Lyon in c. 1868.

Vijayanagara, the City of Victory, was the most powerful Hindu kingdom in Southern India from... Read More
 3 Feb 2016 Rare Photographs
Studio portrait of a group of Coorg priests - 1860

Portrait of eight priests from the Kodagu District, Karnataka in south-west India, taken by Nicholas and Curths in c.1860s. This was one of a series of ethnographical photographs from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. These were co... Read More
 7 Jan 2016 Rare Photographs
Photograph of the Peshwa's Palace in Pune (Poona) - 1860, Maharashtra, by an unknown photographer, from an album of 40 prints taken in the 1860s. In the centre of the old city of Pune, the imposing walls of the Shaniwarwada palace is all that is left of the royal residence of the Peshwas. The pal... Read More
 28 Oct 2015 Rare Photographs
Photograph of the throne on Krishnagiri hill at Gingee in Tamil Nadu from the 'Archaeological Survey of India Collections: Madras, 1894-95'. Gingee is situated south-west of Madras and was established during the Chola dynasty. The fort at Gingee has been occupied by the Vijayanagara kings, the Na... Read More
 23 Oct 2015 Rare Paintings
Entrance (left) to the Palace [of Trimul Naik], Madura - 1895

Photograph from the Elgin Collection: 'Autumn Tour 1895. Vol II' of the Tirumala Nayaka Palace at Madurai, taken by Nicholas and Company in the 1890s.

The Tirumalai Nayaka Palace was built in 1636 by the most illustrious of the Nayak... Read More
 14 Oct 2015 Rare Photographs
Nandi at Chamundi Hills, Mysore - 1902
Unknown photographer

Source: Bonhams Read More
 23 Sep 2015 Rare Photographs
Tomb of Nizam-ud-deen, Delhi - 1895

Photograph of Nizam-ud-Din’s Tomb in Delhi from the Macnabb Collection, taken by G.W. Lawrie and Company in the 1890s. Shaikh Nizam-ud-Din Auliya (1236-1325) of the Chishti order was Delhi’s most revered Muslim saint and his tomb or dargah is still a site of p... Read More
 17 Sep 2015 Rare Photographs
Temple of Ganapati, Khatav, Satara District - 1897

Photograph of the Temple of Ganapati at Khatav in the Satara District of Maharashtra, taken by Henry Cousens in 1897-98. This side view, shows the massive masonry blocks used in the construction. In the Progress report for the Archaeological Sur... Read More
 17 Sep 2015 Rare Photographs
Nawgaon Ganapati Temple, Dhar - 1902

Photograph of the Nawgaon Ganapati Temple at Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, taken by an unknown photographer in c.1902. Dhar in the Malwa region of central India has a long tradition of history encompassing both Hindu and Muslim rule. It was once the capital of the po... Read More
 16 Sep 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Lucknow Album : Containing a series of fifty photographic views of Lucknow and its environs together with a large sized plan of the city.
By Darogha Ubbas Alli
Printed by G.H.Rouse, Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta - 1874

Read Book Online:

http://bit.ly/1iPoolI

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 15 Sep 2015 Rare Photographs
Chutter Munzil, Lucknow
Photo by Edward Sache
c.1880's

Source: Columbia University Read More