Miscellaneous sculptures in Bihar Museum – 1872

This photograph of the Bihar museum was taken in the 1870s. Although it was credited to ‘Dr Simpson’, their is a strong possibility that it was taken by Joseph David Beglar. The photograph is part of the Archaeological Survey of India Collections and shows the museum buildings across a pool with a ghat positioned in … Read more

शाहाबाद जिला

shahabad district bihar

शाहाबाद जिला पटना कमिश्नरी का पश्चिमी भाग है। यह 24 डिग्री 31 मिनट और 25 डिग्री 46 मिनट उत्तरी अक्षांश तथा 83 डिग्री 19 मिनट और 84 डिग्री 51 मिनट पूर्वी देशांतर के बीच में स्थित है। इस जिले का सदर ऑफिस आरा  है। बिहार  के उत्तर में संयुक्त प्रांत के गाजीपुर और बलिया जिले … Read more


BArabar Hills Gaya

    General view of cave temples in the Barabar Hills, Gaya (Bihar). January 1814; a watercolor by Colin Mackenzie     Sudama [and] Lomas Rishi Caves at Barabar [Hills], Gya; a photo by Thomas Fraser Peppé, 1870     Sculptured doorway, Lomas Rishi cave, Barabar, Gya; a photo by Thomas Fraser Peppé, 1870   … Read more

1814 के पटना की एक झलक – By Seeta Ram

Patna in 1814

   View of the great Choke,’ both sides of the main street of Patna, dominated by two facing chattris; a watercolor by Seeta Ram, 1814-15     Great Choke at Patna’, a view of one side of the main street in the Indian city of Patna     Grounds of Duncan Campbell’s house at Patna … Read more

1824 के पटना की एक झलक – By Charles D’Oyly

Patna in 1824

Pen and ink drawings by Sir Charles D’Oyly (1781-1845), of Patna City in Bihar, from an Album of 80 drawings of views in Bengal and Bihar taken between January 1823 and May 1825. Patna, the ancient Pataliputra, was the centre of the opium trade in northern India. The Dutch, French, Danish and British East India … Read more