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Golden times of PakistanOld Pakistan Pictures (146)

It is a picture of real hippies enjoying a few puffs of hashish on the roof of a cheap hotel in Peshawar in 1972. Yes, Peshawar.

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Freemasons Multan meeting…
Apperantly they had a freemason church in Multan at some point .

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Future Pakistani Test captain, Misbah-ul-Haq with trophy at school, 1987.

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The interior of a Jewish synagogue that was situated in Karachi’s Ranchore Lines area. The synagogue was regularly frequented by a small Jew community that resided in the city but migrated to United States and Israel soon after the creation of Jewish State..

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A 1955 photograph of famous American painter and illustrator, Norman Rockwell, on a boat with a press photographer (right) and a Sindhi fisherman (left) at Karachi’s famous Kemari area..

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People waving Pakistani and American flags from the balconies of their apartments at Karachi’s Burns Road as US President Dwight Eisenhower’s motorcade passes by during his visit to Pakistan in 1959..

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The Queen of England, Elizabeth, riding with Pakistani head of state, Field Marshal Ayub Khan, in an open-top car through the streets of the Saddar in Karachi during her visit in 1961..

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A bar, restaurant and ballroom in Murree, 1970.

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The cover of a 1967 issue of the National Geographic. It had a special photo feature on Pakistan’s tourist resorts, wildlife and politics. The cover shows two Pakistani women on a swing. One’s from a village in the Punjab (part of West Pakistan) and the other from a village in the Bengali-dominated East Pakistan.

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he famous Taj Mahel Cinema in Karachi, 1970. It was torn down and turned into an apartment block in the 1980s.

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A cinema house in Peshawar, 1972.

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Famous Pakistani painter, Jamil Naqsh, with a model in Karachi in 1974.

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Students outside the Arts Lobby at the Karachi University in 1974.

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The premier of ‘Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom’ at Karachi’s Nishat Cinema, 1984. In 2012, the cinema was burned down by religious fanatics.

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Karachi Airport in 1943. It was one of the largest in the region.

Golden times of Pakistan

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