Portrait of a Nation, A Nation in Portraits

19th Century Photography of the Indian Subcontinent from the Sarmaya Collection
, 'Cashmere Gate, Delhi,' 1858, Sarmaya

Felice Beato

Cashmere Gate, Delhi, 1858

Sarmaya

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, 'Hindu Woman,' unknown, Sarmaya

Unknown Photographer

Hindu Woman, unknown

Sarmaya

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, 'Red Fort, Delhi,' unknown, Sarmaya

Unknown Photographer

Red Fort, Delhi, unknown

Sarmaya

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, ' Kurrumba, Indigenous Tribes from Nilgiri Hills,' c.1850-59, Sarmaya

John P. Nicholas

Kurrumba, Indigenous Tribes from Nilgiri Hills, c.1850-59

Sarmaya

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, 'Residency, Lucknow,' 1858, Sarmaya

Felice Beato

Residency, Lucknow, 1858

Sarmaya

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, 'Sumeree temple at Ramnuggur, Benaras,' c.1863-1871, Sarmaya

Samuel Bourne

Sumeree temple at Ramnuggur, Benaras, c.1863-1871

Sarmaya

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, 'Darjeeling; Cane bridge over the Teesta river leading into Bhootan ,' 1869, Sarmaya

Samuel Bourne

Darjeeling; Cane bridge over the Teesta river leading into Bhootan , 1869

Sarmaya

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, 'Maharajah Scindia of Gwalior with his suite,' c. 1860s, Sarmaya

Samuel BourneCharles Shepherd

Maharajah Scindia of Gwalior with his suite, c. 1860s

Sarmaya

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, 'Taj Mahal, Agra,' unknown, Sarmaya

Samuel Bourne

Taj Mahal, Agra, unknown

Sarmaya

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, 'Maharani of Pratapgarh,' unknown, Sarmaya

Unknown Photographer

Maharani of Pratapgarh, unknown

Sarmaya

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