Rare Indian Historical Photographs

A group of dancing girls, before starting to perform.
Dancing or nautch girls began performing at courts in 1830
Look at their elegance and jewellery.

A unseen view of Presidents Palace and Parliament Building in New Delhi

A royal party for women of only high classes.
Only wives and daughters of kings or generals were allowed to participate.

An aerial view of Jama Masjid Mosque in Delhi, built between 1650-1658.

Delhi Gate

From such a pompous level,
After the occupation Indian's were reduced to mere servants
who were capable only for pedicure and waiving fans.

Horse drawn carts in old India in 1903

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