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

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15 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.

  5. All are valuable collection.Information of research. Thanks to appropriate authority

  6. Jahed Ikbal Tanjil

    Nice collection.”Amazing”

  7. Extra-ordinary pic collection of Dhaka,I am Proud to be Dhakaiya ha ha..

  8. It is Very nice picture for old Bangadesh.

  9. Sheikh Rasel Hasan

    How beautiful our country was ! Fascinating .

  10. This is a auspicious collection for our future generation.

  11. Exellent

  12. Koushik Sarker KSK

    Wowww ! become really surprised …

  13. Dr. Nasir Uddin Mithu

    Thanks a lot for your effort.Try to collect more.

  14. great collection!! …thank you for your GREAT Collection

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