Also known as the "Grand Old Man of India", Dadabhai Naoroji is one of the men who laid the intellectual foundations of the Indian freedom struggle towards the end of the 19th century.
President, 17th Congress, Calcutta 1901
Celebrating one of the many Parsee businessmen who supported the Independence struggle and founded the Indian National Congress Party.
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889 - 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and one of the primary leaders of India's Independence struggle and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi.
Jankidas, a Karachi photographer and major postcard publisher, worked largely for British troops in the cantonment area, where he had his studio and was known as "Johnny." Nonetheless, he also turns out to have been a photographer of the Independence
Lala Lajpat Rai (1865–1928) Lahore by Brij Basi & Sons shows a Punjabi lawyer whose death a few weeks after an attack by a British constable on September 30, 1928 enraged a large swathe of the Indian public; he was subsequently a popular postcard
[Original caption] Bailley Guard gate. Built by Major Bailley in 1814. The centre gateway was built up during the Mutiny, and through a space left open Havelock and Outram passed for the defence of the Residency. The house of Dr.
Sir Narayan Ganesh Chandavarkar, an early Hindu reformer and political leader, was born in Karnataka in 1855. He later became vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay where he spent most of his life working as a Justice, activist and reformer.
Jai Hind - Hail India - was the slogan for the Indian National Freedom Movement.
[Original Caption] We bow down with all humility before our Mother India.
Subhas Chandra Bose, also known as Netaji, was one of the most famous leaders of the Indian freedom struggle.