15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Delhi | Mega Series Part III

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As Always we are sharing Very Rare & Old pics of Indian Cities, Sharing the 3rd part of this Mega Series for the National Capital "Delhi".

Delhi officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the capital territory of India. During the British Raj, Delhi was part of the Punjab Province and is still historically and culturally connected to the Punjab region.

Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BC.Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. It has been captured, ransacked and rebuilt several times, particularly during the medieval period, and modern Delhi is a cluster of a number of cities spread across the metropolitan region.


Presenting 15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Delhi | Mega Series- Part III


1# View Looks South along the River Yamuna towards the Red-Fort in Delhi, with the walls of Salimgarh on the left, Connected by a Bridge ,c1860

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2# View of Delhi from the Jama Masjid – c.1857-1858

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3# Tughlaqabad Fort in Delhi – c1870's

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4# Qutb-Minar,Delhi, c.1880's




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5# Portrait of Four Delhi Bankers – Charles Shepherd 1862

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6# View of Delhi from Jumma Masjid – c1860's

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7# Interior View of the Diwan-I-Khas in Delhi Red Fort

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8# Indian National Flag hosted in Chadni Chauwk in New Delhi on Independence Day in 1947

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See Also:
15 Very Old & Rare Photos of Varanasi ”Spiritual capital of India” | Part I  
50 Rare & Vintage pics of Indore | Never Seen Before Collection
20 Unseen , Old & Very Rare Photos of the Pink City Jaipur | Part I
 

 

9# Mughal Emperor Humayun's Tomb – Delhi c1880's

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10# Mohammed Ali Jinnah, President of India's Moslem League, with his sister, arriving at a political meeting

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11# Naqqar or Naubhat Khana within Red Fort (Lal-Qula) Complex, Delhi,C1858

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12# Nizamuddin's Tomb, Delhi,c1890

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13# Jama Masjid, Delhi,  c1860's

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14#  Group of Rangrez or Dyer Caste Members at Work at Delhi,c.1863

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15# Baroda Camp in Delhi Durbar of 1911

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The area around Delhi was probably inhabited before the second millennium BC, and there is evidence of continuous inhabitation since at least the 6th century BC. The city is believed to be the site of Indraprastha, the legendary capital of the Pandavas in the Indian epic Mahabharata. According to this epic this land was initially a huge mass of forests called 'Khandavaprastha' which was burnt down to build the city of Indraprastha. The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya period (c. 300 BC); in 1966, an inscription of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka (273–235 BC) was discovered near Srinivaspuri. Remains of eight major cities have been discovered in Delhi. The first five cities were in the southern part of present-day Delhi. Gurjara-pratihara King Anang Pal of the Tomara dynasty founded the city of Lal Kot in AD 736. The Chauhans conquered Lal Kot in 1180 and renamed it Qila Rai Pithora.

 

See Also:

15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Delhi | Mega Series- Part II
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Delhi | Mega Series- Part I
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Mysore “The City of Palaces” | Part II
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of Detroit of India” Chennai | Part I
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of “The City of Taj” Agra | Part I
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of “Place of Sacrifice” Allahabad | Part I
15 Rare & Old Photo’s of “The City of Joy” Calcutta | Part II
30 Old & Rare Photos of Bangalore | Part II
40 Vintage Photos Of Hyderabad That You Never Seen Before
 

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