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The map illustrates the situation in India during the XIX century, with the territories occupied by the British, the various acquisitions that took place, and the British campaigns of mid-century. By Laura Canali for Heartland. #map #india

British India’s golden age

The map illustrates the situation in India during the XIX century, with the territories occupied by the British, the various acquisitions that took place, and the British campaigns of mid-century. By Laura Canali for Heartland.

Mending the nets: A group of fishermen sit and stand by the water's edge on the banks of the River Indus

Fred Bremner gallery of India from the turn of the 20th century and the days of the British Raj goes on display

Rare Photos from British Raj Era Show a Wealthy India [PHOTOS] Boat Scene, KarachiNational Galleries of Scotland

The Reign of Terror

Maximillian Robespierre was a French lawyer and politican and one of the best-know influential figures of the French Revolution by stating his views on property requirements and voting rights.

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The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

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Mary Russell disguised, entertains English woman

Henri Cartier Bresson-Prime Minister Nehru with Lord and Lady Mountbatten, Government House, Delhi 1948

Major General Sir Malik Mohammed Umar Hayat Khan GBE KCIE MVO (1875–1944), was a soldier of the Indian Empire, one of the largest landholders in the Punjab, and an elected member of the Council of State of India. Shown at the Delhi Durbar of 1911, were Khan acted as Assistant Herald to Brigadier General William Peyton, the Delhi Herald Extraordinary.

1911 DURBAR -Malik Umar Hayat Khan serving as Assistant Delhi Herald Extraordinary in 1911

Gallimaufry: The hunt -AS SPORTS AND HOBBY - British during colonial rule

A man-eater hunted in India by John Stoddard with natives, ca. Published in "India 13 volumes" by John L. Stoddard in 1901

HH Maharawal Shri MAHIPAL SINGH II Bahadur, 34th Maharawal of Dungarpur, born 1931.

HH Maharawal Shri MAHIPAL SINGH II Bahadur, 34th Maharawal of Dungarpur, born 1931.

Peshawar, 1947On August 15, 1947, the British Raj became the two independent nations of India and Pakistan. The effects of that day are still felt.

The Birth and Partition of a Nation: India's Independence Told in Photos

Peshawar, The Partition of a Nation. In 1947 the British Raj became the two independent nations, India and Pakistan

Rare 100-Year-Old Photos of India from the British Raj Era -Interior view of office in Madras, India.

Rare Photos of India from the British Raj Era -Interior view of office in Madras, India.