Hundred year+ old pictures of Dhaka and Bangladesh

Ramna Gate - 1901

Pari Bibir Majar - 1904

A Scene of purana paltan - Dhaka, 1875

A Scene of purana paltan - Dhaka, 1875

An unidentified street in Dhaka - 1872

An unidentified street in Dhaka - 1872

Chowk Bazar, Dhaka -1885

Chowk Bazar, Dhaka -1885

Tongi Bridge on the river Turag - 1885

Tongi Bridge on the river Turag - 1885

Deer park of the Nawabs, Dhaka- 1875

Buriganga Riverside - 1880

Buriganga Riverside - 1880

Narinda, Christian Graveyard, 1875

Narinda, Christian Graveyard, 1875

St. Thomas Church, Dhaka - 1872

St. Thomas Church, Dhaka - 1872

Steel Bridge on Dholai Khal - 1904

Steel Bridge on Dholai Khal - 1904

Chowk Bazar Mor - 1904

Chowk Bazar Mor - 1904

Dhaka College - 1904

Dhaka College - 1904

Dhakeshwari Mandir, Dhaka, 1904

Dhakeshwari Mandir, Dhaka, 1904

Laalbag Kella - 1872

Laalbag Kella - 1872

Mitford Hospital - 1904

Mitford Hospital - 1904

NorthBook Hall - 1904

NorthBook Hall - 1904

A british Officers Mess, Dhaka - 1934

A british Officer's Mess, Dhaka - 1934

Dhaka College- 1872

Dhaka College- 1872

River Padma - 1860

River Padma - 1860

A Bangladeshi Village - 1860

A Bangladeshi Village - 1860

Another Bangladeshi Village - 1860

Another Bangladeshi Village - 1860

A group of Bangladeshi village people - 1860

A group of Bangladeshi village people - 1860

Goral River, Kushtia - 1860

Goral River, Kushtia - 1860

Original Source: British Library

Local source: E-mail circulation.

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5 Comments

  1. great collection!!…surely we can have some idea about the old days of Dhaka…thank you

  2. a rich collection . i’m happy to see the old pic of my college (Dhaka College).

  3. S M Jakir Hossain

    i become astonished by looking this. amazing scenary..

  4. S M Jakir Hossain

    amazing pictures.

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