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Pakistan Collection

Discover the rich tapestry of Pakistan's history and culture through captivating glimpses

Background imagePakistan Collection: British Army insignia

British Army insignia, Khyber Pass, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Partition. Map of East and West Punjab

Partition. Map of East and West Punjab
The areas of the Western and Eastern Punjab where there were many outbreaks of violence between Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus following Partition and the creation of modern India and Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: India map 1881

India map 1881
Encyclopedia Britannica 9th Edition Vol XII Philadelphia j.M. Stoddart & Co 1881

Background imagePakistan Collection: View into Afghanistan from the Khyber Pass

View into Afghanistan from the Khyber Pass, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: The Union Flag over the Lucknow Residency

The Union Flag over the Lucknow Residency
On 15 August, 1947, British India ended and the two new Dominions of India and Pakistan came into being under Independence. New flags were raised at the new capitals, Delhi and Karachi respectively

Background imagePakistan Collection: Mughal miniature

Mughal miniature, Lahore Museum, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Mughal miniature dating from the 18th century showing

Mughal miniature dating from the 18th century showing the construction of a palace, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Hawker Tempest II, A135, of the Pakistan Air Force

Hawker Tempest II, A135, of the Pakistan Air Force

Background imagePakistan Collection: Railway Station at Rawalpindi, Punjab Province, Pakistan

Railway Station at Rawalpindi, Punjab Province, Pakistan
Railway Station at Rawalpindi, then in Northern India, now in Punjab Province, Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Pakistan Lahore

Pakistan Lahore
General view of the town

Background imagePakistan Collection: India at night, satellite image

India at night, satellite image
India at night, satellite view. This image is a composite showing the change in illumination over India from 1992-2003. Satellite data from 2003 is coloured red

Background imagePakistan Collection: Sarangi, a traditional classical bowed instrument

Sarangi, a traditional classical bowed instrument, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Silver necklace worn by women of old tribes in Sind

Silver necklace worn by women of old tribes in Sind, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Pakistan / Peshawar 1857

Pakistan / Peshawar 1857
Peshawar: a colourful street scene

Background imagePakistan Collection: Bus station, Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan, Asia

Bus station, Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Quaid-i-Azam (Quaid-e-Azam)

Quaid-i-Azam (Quaid-e-Azam), Tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah (1876-1948), Karachi, Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Wasim Akram - Pakistan cricketer

Wasim Akram - Pakistan cricketer Date: 1980s - 1990s

Background imagePakistan Collection: Pakistan Peshawar

Pakistan Peshawar
The English church : the Khyber Pass is in the distance, leading into Afghanistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Gilgit jeep and driver on the Karakoram highway or KKH

Gilgit jeep and driver on the Karakoram highway or KKH, in the Karakoram mountains, Hunza, Northern areas, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Sikh Shrine

Sikh Shrine, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Rainbow, Passu, Khunjrab river, Northern Pakistan

Rainbow, Passu, Khunjrab river, Northern Pakistan A stunning rainbow after a rainstorm over the village of Passu - Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Landscape of the Swat River valley in Pakistan

Landscape of the Swat River valley in Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: CRICKET AUSTRALIA PAKISTAN

CRICKET AUSTRALIA PAKISTAN
(L-R) McGrath Foiundation CEO Holly Masters, with Glenn McGrath and his daughters Holly and Madison, on Jane McGrath Day, Day 3 of the Third Test match between Australia

Background imagePakistan Collection: India, map with illustrations showing distinguishing features

India, map with illustrations showing distinguishing features

Background imagePakistan Collection: Nanga Parbat (Nangaparbat Peak)

Nanga Parbat (Nangaparbat Peak), from Fairy Meadows, Diamir District, Pakistan The impressive Nanga Parbat Mountain (8025m) viewd from Fairy Meadows - Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: The Khyber Pass - Pakistan / Afghanistan Border

The Khyber Pass - Pakistan / Afghanistan Border
The Khyber Pass, Peshawar, West Pakistan / Afghanistan Border. Date: 1960s

Background imagePakistan Collection: Aerial view, Bunder Road, Karachi, Pakistan

Aerial view, Bunder Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Aerial view, Bunder Road (now M. A. Jinnah Road), Karachi, Sindh Province, Pakistan, on a busy day. Date: circa 1950

Background imagePakistan Collection: Military staff college, Quetta, Balochistan, British India

Military staff college, Quetta, Balochistan, British India (now in Pakistan). Date: circa 1920

Background imagePakistan Collection: Freemasons Hall, Quetta, Balochistan, British India

Freemasons Hall, Quetta, Balochistan, British India
Freemasons Hall (McMahon Lodge), Quetta, Balochistan, British India (now in Pakistan). Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePakistan Collection: Flag of Pakistan

Flag of Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Limestone head from Gandhara (northwest Pakistan), 4th -5th century A. D

Limestone head from Gandhara (northwest Pakistan), 4th -5th century A. D
PAKISTAN: BUDDHA. Limestone head from Gandhara (northwest Pakistan), 4th -5th century A.D

Background imagePakistan Collection: Hawker Fury of the Pakistan Air Force

Hawker Fury of the Pakistan Air Force

Background imagePakistan Collection: Sarwani Soldier

Sarwani Soldier
A Sarwani (or Sherwani) tribesman. The Sarwani are a Batani Pashtun tribe settled in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Date: circa 1910

Background imagePakistan Collection: Standards of British Commonwealth Countries

Standards of British Commonwealth Countries
Borne in the Coronation procession of Queen Elizabeth II: the standards of British Commonwealth countries. Date: 1953

Background imagePakistan Collection: Turkmen Wild Goat - bachelor herd Kirthar National Park Pakistan

Turkmen Wild Goat - bachelor herd Kirthar National Park Pakistan
ED-286 SIND IBEX - herd Kirthar National Park, Pakistan Capra aegagrus Eric Dragesco Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imagePakistan Collection: 15th century Mausoleum of Bibi Jawindi, Uch Sharif, Pakistan

15th century Mausoleum of Bibi Jawindi, Uch Sharif, Pakistan The splendid ruins of the XV century Mausoleum of Bibi Jawindi at sunrise - Uch Sharif - Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Great Bath

Great Bath, Indus Civilization, Mohenjodaro, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Rabab, musical instrument played throughout north west country

Rabab, musical instrument played throughout north west country, Pakistan, Asia

Background imagePakistan Collection: Alexander and Porus

Alexander and Porus
Alexander accepts the surrender of PORUS, king of the Pauravas, after defeating him on the Hydaspes (now Jhelum) river in northwest India/Pakistan

Background imagePakistan Collection: Trango Towers

Trango Towers
FEI SHI

Background imagePakistan Collection: Street in Lahore, the capital of the Panjab, c1942

Street in Lahore, the capital of the Panjab, c1942. From The Studio Volume 124. [The Studio Ltd, London & New York, 1942]

Background imagePakistan Collection: Hindu Gymkhana, Karachi, British India

Hindu Gymkhana, Karachi, British India
Hindu Gymkhana, Sarwar Shaheed Road, Karachi, Sindh, British India (now in Pakistan), built in Mughal-Revival style. It was originally a club for the Hindu upper classes

Background imagePakistan Collection: Saddar Bazaar, Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India

Saddar Bazaar, Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India
Saddar Bazaar, a shopping street in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan). circa 1920

Background imagePakistan Collection: Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan

Jhika Gali (Murree), Pakistan
Jhika Gali - is a town in Murree tehsil, Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. It is located on the Rawalpindi to Murree road. Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePakistan Collection: Afridi Tribesman of the Khyber Pass, NWFP

Afridi Tribesman of the Khyber Pass, NWFP
Afridi Tribesman (Afreedis / Abaorteans) - a Pashtun (Pathan) tribe from the Khyber Pass region posing with his long rifle. Date: circa 1920s

Background imagePakistan Collection: A close shave

A close shave: most men in Pakistan visit a barber several times each week

Background imagePakistan Collection: Citizen of Moultan and Sikh Soldiers (engraving)

Citizen of Moultan and Sikh Soldiers (engraving)
1617725 Citizen of Moultan and Sikh Soldiers (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Citizen of Moultan and Sikh Soldiers)

Background imagePakistan Collection: Marble pavilion in the Fort Gardens, Lahore, India, late 19th or early 20th century

Marble pavilion in the Fort Gardens, Lahore, India, late 19th or early 20th century. Lahore Fort was built in the 1560s by the Mughal Emperor Akbar




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Discover the rich tapestry of Pakistan's history and culture through captivating glimpses. From the momentous Partition to the intricate map of East and West Punjab, every corner tells a story. Behold the haunting statue of the fasting Buddha in Lahore's Museum, a testament to spiritual resilience. Marvel at the breathtaking view into Afghanistan from the legendary Khyber Pass, where borders blur and ancient tales unfold. Witness history unfurl as you gaze upon the Union Flag fluttering over Lucknow Residency, a poignant reminder of colonial times. Feel your heart race with pride as you witness Hawker Tempest II A135 soaring through Pakistani skies, symbolizing our nation's indomitable spirit. Immerse yourself in vibrant Lahore, where tradition meets modernity in perfect harmony. Experience India at night through a mesmerizing satellite image that showcases both nations' shared heritage under starlit skies. Pay homage to Quaid-i-Azam (Quaid-e-Azam), an iconic figure who shaped Pakistan's destiny with his vision and leadership. Admire exquisite Mughal miniatures dating back centuries, preserving tales of grandeur for generations to come. Celebrate sporting excellence embodied by cricket legend Wasim Akram - an inspiration for aspiring athletes across Pakistan. Traverse time at Rawalpindi Railway Station, witnessing its bustling energy connecting people from all walks of life. Pakistan beckons with open arms; embrace its diversity and immerse yourself in its enchanting wonders.