✮ 1902 map of India, then a colony within the British Empire, showing internal boundaries

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Ajanta & Ellora Caves: Cave Hindu temples of India. In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ajanta & Ellora with incredible Temples carved into the mountain Charanandri by ancient Indian architects & engineers. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 27 Hindu temples built during the 100BC – a sign of Hindu religious harmony that has prevailed in India.

Ajanta & Ellora Caves: Cave Hindu temples of India. In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ajanta & Ellora with incredible Temples carved into the mountain Charanandri by ancient Indian architects & engineers. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 27 Hindu temples built during the 100BC – a sign of Hindu religious harmony that has prevailed in India.

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A picture of the Chipko movement in the early 70's in the Garhwal Hills of India. The village woman were stopping trees from being cut down

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Bahadur Shah II, last Mughal Emperor of India (1838-1857). Painted by August Schoefft in 1854. Shah II was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the British tried and then exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in then-British-controlled Desi.

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Today's youth is more accepting of different cultures, nationalities and race. They accept different views from people with different beliefs which is a contrast to our history where discrimination was more frequent against religion than it is now.

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postage stamps from india | own stamps, see Stamps and postal history of Indian states . For India ..

This is a rare travel poster from British India. The Railways were one the best gifts to India from the British in the 1800's. The first train started in Bombay and eventually all of India even the most remote parts were connected to each other by railway lines. Railways are a major part of Indian life, even today. The Train from Bombay to Poona is called the Deccan queen and holds a special place in Indian railways as a great luxurious accomplishment in the history of British India.

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