India Photograph Collection

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Dead Tiger

100,000 Tigers in 20th century. Although there are no precise estimates of the tiger population in the world, their population is thought to have plummeted by ...

Weavers

the patterns of landholding and the distribution of power in rural India have never fitted easily into the ... India,

Harbour and sailing boats

Ships using sails were always made of wood; they were slow moving and small in size. The steam engine enabled the use of iron for building ships, and eventually enabled the building of vessels over 200 metres long.

Elephants

Elephants have been depicted in mythology, symbolism and popular culture. They are both ... These Indian elephants are loved, revered, groomed and given a prestigious place in the state's culture. ...

Ox Cart

Ox and Cart

Bamboo

Bamboo occupies an unparalleled position in the plant kingdom in terms of its distribution, diversity and uses in the tropics and subtropics.

River boat

Fishermen on a boat

Village by a lake

Village and lake

Village near the lake

Village and lake

Weaving

In many places in Carnatic and Bengal, weavers deserted villages and migrated to other villages to set up looms. ...

Village life in Bengal, Samuel Bourne

India - village life in Bengal, Samuel Bourne

Coconut trees

The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the palm tree family (Arecaceae) and the only ... for commercial production.

India - Trees

Trees

Religious Statues

Indian art consists of a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, pottery, and textile arts ... In historic art, sculpture in stone and metal, mainly religious, has survived the ...

Religious statues

Indian art consists of a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, pottery, and textile arts ... In historic art, sculpture in stone and metal, mainly religious, has survived the ...

Man in meditative posture

The practice of meditation is of prehistoric origin, and is found throughout history, especially in ... In India, the tradition of Guru and Shishya

General shop in India

A general merchant store is a rural or small-town store that carries a general line of

Temple

Every temple has a unique history and legend attached to it. During the ancient times, the Indian rulers would patronize artists and sculptures for ...

Sadhus holy men

Sadhus (Hindu holy men) dominate the melas. They arrive from all over India and set up camps near the Ganges, where they pray ...

Snake Charmer

The snake charmer is a common scene on the roads of India. ...

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