What are some rare photos of Pakistan?

by Tauqeer Abbas
  • Pindi Station 1885
  • Lahore Railway Station 1886
  • Lahore – Badshahi Mosque 1864
  • Lahore Fort 1864
  • Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal Sahib
  • Lahore Entrance 1886
  • Exhibition Building Lahore (Tollington Market) 1864
  • A vintage Pakistani Ad.
  • Lahore – View from the fort 1864
  • Napier Mole Bridge to Keamari karachi 1900
  • Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan with Gandhi in Peshawar in 1938
  • 1959 – Pakistan’s first international gold medal in athletics
  • Frere Street, Saddar Bazaar Karachi 1900
  • Karachi City 1900
  • 1961, Royal Tour to Pakistan, Queen Elizabeth II is pictured visiting the Khyber Pass.
  • Karachi : Victoria Road 1900
  • Bridge of Boats and Fort over Indus at Attock, 1863
  • Bhagat Singh photographed secretly at Lahore Railway Police Station, during his first arrest 29 May to 4 July 1927 – in connection with Lahore Dussehra Bomb Case (25 Oct 1926) with Gopal Singh Pannu DSP, CID Lahore.
  • Here’s Ayub Khan when he was merely a brigadier. Within 10 years, he would become the first military dictator and second President of Pakistan.
  • 1965 – Pak-Indo War

The helmet of Major Aziz Bhatti (Shaheed), Nishan-e-Haider, resting on his rifle near the spot where he fell after being hit by an Indian shell during the 1965 war.

  • Benazir Bhutto with Murtaza Bhutto and Sanam Bhutto
  • Imran Khan in Sharjah ion 80s after winning first major trophy
  • A rare photo of Nawaz Sharif with Maryam Nawaz
  • Pervaiz Musharraf with his wife
  • Gr. Ayub khan and Zulifqar Ali Bhutto with Young Benazir Bhutto
  • President Ayub Khan patting US President Lyndon B. Johnson in White House, Washington in December, 1965.
  • General Zia ul Haq giving briefing to Bhutto in Murree in late 1960s
  • Here is a very inspiring picture of Pakistanis performing Eid-ul-Azha Namaz in 1947, the year Pakistan was founded.
  • Check out the rickshaw trend in 1960s.
  • Workers during the construction of Rawal Dam in early 1960s.
  • A rare picture of students taking a class in Anglo Vernacular School in Karachi in 1873.
  • Quaid-e-Azam along with his daughter, Dina, and sister, Fatima Jinnah, who was one of the first female dentists of Pakistan.
  • A rare picture of Allama Iqbal, the famous poet who inspired the Pakistan Movement.
  • A foreigner pictured with PIA Worlds most successful airlines of 60’s. Best Airline of the world in early days.
  • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan with Dilip Kumar
  • The first Eid after independence was celebrated on 18th August 1947. Quaid is sitting on the Eid Prayer ground
  • Pakistan Post
  • Madam Noor Jehan with Barrey Ghulam Ali Khan sb.
  • RARE picture of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s Teenage
  • King Edward medical university, Lahore
  • Last days of Hafeez Jalandhari – Pakistani writer, poet and, above all, writer of the National Anthem of Pakistan.
  • Cadet Aziz Bhatti shaking hand with PM Liaqut Ali Khan
  • First Flight By Balloon, Lahore 1964.
  • British soldiers on the Mall at Murree, a popular hill station; postcard; 1920s
  • Two Personalities
  • True brother and sister of nation
  • 1930-GPO building Lahore
  • Pre Partition 1947 Mile Stone which was fixed during British Raj can be seen at Mcleod Road Lahore.
  • Good old days – A glimpse of President’s Ayub welcome in USA.
  • Karachi 1947 Muslim League National Guardsmen w. their flags, chanting Free Kashmir as they ride on a truck through crowd at Bolton Market.
  • The 1st Pakistan Olympic Contingent march (rehearsal) for the 1948 London Olympics.
  • Pakistan’s First Anniversary – Dawn News, Lahore.
  • Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto hosting PTV’s talkshow ‘Encounter’ as an anchorperson.
  • The famous Tariq Aziz whilst hosting PTV’s very famous game show, “Neelaam Ghar” – Yeh water-cooler ap ka hua!

“Dekhti aankhon aur suntay kaanon ko Tariq Aziz ka Salam!”

  • When PTV was the only source of news in Pakistan
  • England’s Jack Russell is surrounded by public as he is drawing sketches in Peshawar in 1996.
  • South Africa’s former captain late Hansie Cronje enjoys his Tanga ride in Rawalpindi in 1996.
  • The oldest 100 Rs note was issued back in 1954.
  • An iconic image of when Princess Lady Diana visited cancer patients at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital in Lahore.
  • PPP’s Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto addressing a rally in Karachi just before the 1970 election.
  • The US’ Jackie Kennedy walks with Ayub Khan, September 1962.
  • May 1998 – Pakistan’s first nuclear test

All these photos i collected from many resources on the Internet.

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