These pictures have been gathered from different internet web sites, blogs, British E-Library, Indian Archives, social media sites, flicker, and other photo archive galleries. It is an iota effort to collect Pictures for Photo Archives of Sindh Archives. We are tirelessly working to get more original pictures in printed form. For acquiring such photographic material, we are in contact with various institutions and individuals. It is also in the pipeline that we intend to make Sindh Photo Archives as one of the world’s best photo archives. However, efforts are being sped up to generate new ideas for gathering vintage pictures of Sindh and of the entire world.
Courtesy British Library
Sketch made by Capt. Melville Grindlay of an interview between the British embassy in India and the rulers of Sind in 1808. Grindlay accompanied the embassy from Bombay on their mission to counteract French “intrigues” and frustrate their secret negotiations with Persia and the Afghan states bordering India.
Sind was governed by a “princely triumvirate” consisting of three brothers named Gholam, Kureem and Meer Moorhad Ali. Most of the figures in this plate are portraits of the individuals present: “the whole scene … represented with fidelity”.
The Battle of Miani (February 17, 1843) was a battle between British forces under Sir Charles Napier and the Talpur Amirs of Sindh, Pakistan. After the victory of this battle, Sir Napier wrote I have sinned
Hyderabad, Sind in 1850 view of Hyderabad, Sind by Sir Charles Napier in the foreground followed by his escort of Scinde horses. Lithograph by Capt Sir Augustine Fitzgerald in 1850.
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