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Map of Faxian's journey http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/special/travel_records.pdf …

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Map of Faxian's journey http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/special/travel_records.pdf …

Rare map showing the Indian princely states during the Revolt of 1857.

Rare map showing the Indian princely states during the Revolt of 1857.

1956: Beautiful folder released by the Indian postal department in 1956 on 2500 years of Gautam Buddha's Mahaparinirvana.

1956: Beautiful folder released by the Indian postal department in 1956 on 2500 years of Gautam Buddha's Mahaparinirvana.

1990 :: Rajeev  Goswami , A Delhi student, immolating himself during anti-Mandal Protest

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1990 :: Rajeev Goswami , A Delhi student, immolating himself during anti-Mandal Protest

RK Laxman's cartoon on #Emergency.

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RK Laxman's cartoon on #Emergency.

In 1672, #London Gazette carried a front page news about Chhatrapati Shivaji's Surat attack! #MarathiLondon

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In 1672, #London Gazette carried a front page news about Chhatrapati Shivaji's Surat attack! #MarathiLondon

Map of  Hieun Tsang's travels to India and return to China  http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/special/travel_records.pdf …

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Map of Hieun Tsang's travels to India and return to China http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/special/travel_records.pdf …

1943: SC Bose (2nd Left Front Row) being transferred from German submarine U-180 to Japanese submarine I-29

1943: SC Bose (2nd Left Front Row) being transferred from German submarine U-180 to Japanese submarine I-29

1940s - SC Bose giving toast to the Emperor of Japan

1940s - SC Bose giving toast to the Emperor of Japan

Destruction of Hindu temples under Shah Jahan's reign. Source: Badshah-Nama

Destruction of Hindu temples under Shah Jahan's reign. Source: Badshah-Nama

1950s: Car Parking in Delhi. For both odd and even numbered vehicles. ;)

1950s: Car Parking in Delhi. For both odd and even numbered vehicles. ;)

1920s: Public transport in Delhi

1920s: Public transport in Delhi

1971: Exchange between US Prez Nixon and Secretary of State H Kissinger about India. Russia helped India counter Nixon's gunboat diplomacy during the crucial Indo-Pak war of 1971.

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1971: Exchange between US Prez Nixon and Secretary of State H Kissinger about India. Russia helped India counter Nixon's gunboat diplomacy during the crucial Indo-Pak war of 1971.

1712, Delhi: Reception given by Shah Jahan to Jan Joshua Ketelaer, the ambassador of the Dutch EIC, in the gardens of Delhi.

1712, Delhi: Reception given by Shah Jahan to Jan Joshua Ketelaer, the ambassador of the Dutch EIC, in the gardens of Delhi.

1945 :: Nehru's Letter to Atlee on Bose

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1945 :: Nehru's Letter to Atlee on Bose

A depiction of Europeans on the gopuram of the Alagar kovil near Madurai.

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A depiction of Europeans on the gopuram of the Alagar kovil near Madurai.