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People Of Lahore Circa 1860s

People of Lahore from the Book ""The people of India : a series of photographic illustrations, with descriptive letterpress, of the races and tribes of Hindustan" published London circa 1868-1875 in 8 volumes.

Remarkably comprehensive p...

  • 2015-01-25 - By siddique

Governor House - Lahore

Government House (Now Governor House) - Lahore

This dining room, originally the upper story of the tomb of Mohammad Kasim Khan, a maternal cousin of Emperor Akbar, dating from 1635 and the grave is still located underne...

  • 2015-05-26 - By siddique

Duleep Singh - The Last Maharaja Of Takht E Lahore

Maharaja Duleep Singh (also known as Dalip Singh), the last Sikh sovereign of the Punjab, was born at Lahore on 6 September 1838, the youngest son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

On 18 September 1843, at the age of five, he was, after the mur...

  • 2015-02-04 - By siddique

Gawalmandi Food Street

Food Street in Gawalmandi, Lahore is a centre of traditional Pakistani food. The site is surrounded by centuries-old buildings and places like landa bazaar, Mayo Hospital and Baansan-wala Bazaar. The food street is open to traffic in the mornin...

  • 2015-02-10 - By lahore

Chajju Da Chaubara - Jo Sukh Chajju De Chaubarey O Balakh Na Bukharey

Chaubara of Chajju Bhagat - Chajju da Chaubara - Lahore

جو سکھ چھجو دے چوبارے - او بلخ نہ بخارے

ਜੋ ਸੁਖ ਛੱਜੂ ਦੇ ਚੋਬਾਰਾਯ - ਓ ਬਲਖ ਨਾ ਬੁਖਾਰੀ 

जो सुख छाजो दे चोबरय - ओ बलख न बुखारी 

It was s...

  • 2015-02-24 - By siddique

Rattan Chand And His Shivala

The Lahore Durbar of Maharajah Ranjit Singh had an array of very talented men from all over the Punjab-men of letters, of arms, of commerce, and then there were scholars and analysts. He would consult at least three to four persons on any matte...

  • 2015-03-01 - By siddique

Earliest Photograph Of The Sub-Continent Taken In Lahore

Gateway of Badshahi Mosque Lahore c. 1849, One of the earliest photographs of the Sub-Continent taken by Dr. J McCosh! a doctor and amateur photographer stationed in Punjab during 1847-49.

Though history of professional photography in I...

  • 2015-03-12 - By siddique

Haveli Nau Nihal Singh (Now Victoria Girls High School)

One of the few remaining royal residences from the Sikh period, this Haveli is situated inside the old walled city. Located between the historic Bhatti and Lohari gates, where Mori Gate once stood, a zigzag of narrow streets leads to an open ar...

  • 2015-03-17 - By siddique

Kundan Lal (K L) Saigal Performance In Lahore

An Advert of K. L. Saigal Performance in Lahore c. 1937

More about the biography of KL Saigal. It was his travel as salesman that brought KL Saigal to Lahore, where he befriended Meharchand Jain. With a passion for music, both remained ...

  • 2015-03-19 - By siddique

The Construction Of Minar-E-Pakistan

Minar-e-Pakistan (Under Construction) during 1960s at Iqbal Park - is a public monument on the site where, on 23 March 1940, the All-India Muslim League passed the Lahore Resolution, the first official call for a separate homeland for the Musli...

  • 2015-03-23 - By siddique

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