30 Majestic & Rare Photos of Bangalore – Part 1

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Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of about 8.42 million and a metropolitan population of about 8.52 million, making it the third most populous city of the Republic of India

The region of modern day Bangalore was part of several successive South Indian kingdoms. Between the fourth and the tenth centuries, the Bangalore region was ruled by the Western Ganga Dynasty of Karnataka, the first dynasty to set up effective control over the region.

Modern Bengaluru had its beginning in 1537 by a vassal of the Vijayanagara Empire, Kempé Gowda I, who aligned with the Vijayanagara empire to campaign against Gangaraja who he defeated and expelled to Kanchi, and who built a mud-brick fort for the people at the site that would become the central part of modern Bangalore.

 

Presenting 30 Old & Rare Historical Photo’s of Bangalore Part – 1

 

Read Also: 30 Old & Rare Photos of Bangalore | Part II

1. A group of 24 girls and their teacher at the London Mission Girls’ Boarding School, Bangalore, taken by Henry Dixon in the 1860s.

a group of 24 girls and their teacher at the London Mission Girls' Boarding School, Bangalore, taken by Henry Dixon in the 1860s

2. A view of Brigade Road

A view of Brigade Road

3. Maharaja’s Palace 1894

side View of Maharaja’s Palace 1894

4. Residency, Bangalore

Another View of Residency, Bangalore




5. Victoria Jubilee Hospital, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

Victoria Jubilee Hospital, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

6. Gymkhana, Bangalore. 1902

Gymkhana, Bangalore, 1902

7. Bangalore Street Scene. 1910

Bangalore Street Scene - c1910

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8. Braid Bararacks, Brigade Road

Braid Bararacks, Brigade Road




9. Halsur Tank, Bangalore

Halsur Tank, Bangalore

10. Someshwara Temple, Ulsoor, 1890

Someshwara Temple, Ulsoor,1890

11. Glass House at Lal Bagh Gardens, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

Glass House at Lal Bagh Gardens, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

12. Bangalore High School. 1866

Bangalore High School ,1866

13. Public Offices, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

Public Offices, Bangalore taken in the 1890s




14. Head Works and Sluice, Chamaraj Water Works, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

Head Works and Sluice, Chamaraj Water Works, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

15. Lady Curzon & Bowring Hospital, Cantonment (1916)

Lady Curzon & Bowring Hospital, Cantonment (1916)

16. Mayo Hall. 1878-79

Mayo Hall in Bangalore (Bengaluru) - 1878-79

17. Oriental Building

Oriental Building

18. Park in Bangalore, 1902

a park in Bangalore 1902




19. Bullock Cart at Jewelry’s Street

Bullock Cart Jewellerys Street

20. Ruined fort at Bangalore was taken by Nicholas Bros in the 1860s

ruined fort at Bangalore was taken by Nicholas Bros in the 1860s

21. Side View of Maharaja’s Palace 1894

Maharaja' s Palace, Bangalore

22. Girl Students and Teacher Leaving their School in Bangalore. c.1944-45

Girl Students and Teacher Leaving their School in Bangalore - c.1944-45

23. St. Mark’s Church and Band Stand

St. Mark's Church and Band Stand

24. The Government Museum, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

the Government Museum, Bangalore taken in the 1890s

25. The Market in Bangalore. c1880’s

The Market in Bangalore - c1880's

26. Maharaja’s Palace, Bangalore

another View of Maharaja’s Palace 1894

27. This is the BRV Talkies in it’s heyday, showing the monograme of the regiment

This is the BRV Talkies in it's heyday, showing the monograme of the regiment

28. Townhall

townhall

29. Bangalore Cantonment (c. 1895)

Bangalore Cantonment (c. 1895)

30. Bullock Cart

Victoria's

See Also:

30 Old & Rare Photos of Bangalore | Part II





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