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 12 Jul 2015 Rare Photographs
View of the city gate, Somnatha - 1895

Photograph of the city gate at Somnath in Gujarat, taken by the travelling commercial photographer F. Nelson during the 1890s. The album is inscribed: “With best compliments from H.H. Rasulkhanji, Nawab of Junagadh (India)” and was formerly in the collectio... Read More
 12 Jul 2015 Rare Photographs
View of the Temple of Somanatha - 1895

Photograph of the temple of Somanatha Temple at Somnath in Gujarat, taken by F. Nelson in the 1890s, from the Lee-Warner Collection: 'Photographs of Junagadh'. In the report, 'Somanatha and other mediaeval temples in Kathiawad' of 1931, Henry Cousens wrote,... Read More
 23 Jun 2015
A Studio Portrait of a group of Yogis
Colin Murray for Bourne & Shepherd, ca. 1880s. Read More
 26 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Great Mosque in Gulbarga Fort - 1880

Photograph of the Jami Masjid in Gulbarga, Karnataka, from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of HH the Nizam's Dominions, Hyderabad, Deccan, 1892', taken by Deen Dayal in the 1880s. In the early 14th century the Deccan was occupied by Muhammad Tughluq (r.1325-51)... Read More
 26 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Asuf Gunj, Gulbarga - 1880

Photograph of a street scene in Gulbarga, from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of HH the Nizam's Dominions, Hyderabad, Deccan, 1892', taken by Deen Dayal in the 1880s. In the early 14th century the Deccan was occupied by Muhammad Tughluq (r.1325-51) who brought the entir... Read More
 10 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Malabar Hill from Xavier's, Bombay
Samuel Bourne (England, 1834-1912)
Late 1860s
Photograph
Albumen print

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 10 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Bombay, The Said-Memon Street
Samuel Bourne (England, 1834-1912)
Late 1860s
Photograph
Albumen print

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 10 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Bombay Rampart Row, from Esplanade Hotel
Samuel Bourne (England, 1834-1912)
Late 1860s
Photograph
Albumen print

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 10 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Bombay, Yacht Club, Apollo Bunder and Harbour
Samuel Bourne (England, 1834-1912)
Late 1860s
Albumen print

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 10 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Malabar Hill - Panorama of Bombay from Ladies' Gymkhana
By Samuel Bourne (England, 1834-1912)
Late 1860s
Albumen print

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 9 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Temple of Sankaragaureswara near the village of Pathan. View from south-east. Probable date A.D. 883 to 901.

Photograph of the Sankaragaurishwara temple at Patan in Jammu and Kashmir taken by John Burke in 1868. This photograph is reproduced in Henry Hardy Cole's Archaeological Survey of India R... Read More
 9 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Temple at Bhaniyar on the road between Uri and Naoshera. The temple probably dedicated to the goddess 'Bhawani,' the wife of 'Siva.' Probable date A.D. 500 to 600 (?)

Photograph of the temple at Buniyar, on the road between Uri and Naoshera, in Jammu and Kashmir, taken by John Burke in 1868. Thi... Read More
 9 May 2015 Rare Photographs
Shankaracharya Temple on the summit of Takht-i-Suleiman (Throne of Solomon), near Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir - 1868

Photograph of the Shankaracharya Temple on the summit of Takht-i-Suleiman (Throne of Solomon), near Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, taken by John Burke in 1868. This view was rep... Read More
 10 Apr 2015 Rare Photographs
'Facade on the W. Side of the Nayakar Durbar Hill', from the photograph album by Capt. Linnaeus Tripe, 'Photographic Views in Tanjore and Trivady'; South India, 1858.

Linnaeus Tripe (1822–1902) documented much of south India as official photographer to the Madras government (1856–1860). This pho... Read More
 10 Apr 2015 Rare Photographs
'The Tamukkam or Tamkam', from the photograph album by Capt. Linnaeus Tripe, 'Photographs of Madura: Part 1'; South India, 1858

This photograph shows a large residential building with trees surrounding it and a long lawn in the foreground.

Madura, India

'This is a building situated N. E. of t... Read More
 10 Apr 2015 Rare Photographs
'The East Gopuram of the Great Pagoda', from the photograph album by Capt. Linnaeus Tripe, 'Photographs of Madura: Part III', South India, 1858.

Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) documented much of south India as official photographer to the Madras government (1856-1860). His album Photographs of Madur... Read More
 27 Mar 2015 Rare Photographs
Photograph of the Sangameshwara Temple at Pattadakal in Karnataka, taken by Thomas Biggs in 1855, from 'Architecture in Dharwar and Mysore'. Pattadakal, like neighbouring Aihole and Badami an important centre of the Chalukya dynasty, is located on the Malaprabha river in north Karnataka. The Chal... Read More
 27 Mar 2015 Rare Photographs
Photograph of the Durga Temple at Aihole, in the Bijapur district of north Karnataka, taken by Thomas Biggs in 1855, from 'Architecture in Dharwar and Mysore'. The Chalukyas were a dynasty with different branches which ruled over parts of the Deccan (now in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Prade... Read More
 9 Feb 2015 Rare Photographs
View of entrance to Lomas Rishi Cave and Sudama Cave, Barabar Hills, Bihar - 1870

Photograph of the entrance to Lomas Rishi and Sudama caves taken by Joseph David Beglar in the 1870s. The excavation of these two caves has been both architecturally and epigraphically dated to around 250 BC, when ... Read More
 9 Feb 2015 Rare Photographs
Entrance to the Lomas Rishi Cave, Barabar Hills, Gaya, Bihar - 1865

Photograph of the entrance to the Lomas Rishi cave taken by Alexander E. Caddy in 1895. The excavation of this cave has been dated both architecturally and epigraphically to around 250 BC, when the area was ruled by the Mauryan ... Read More