Some rare pictures of Pakistan
Tourists at Dean’s Hotel Peshawar in mid 60s
Legendary jazz saxophonist and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, visited Pakistan during his whirlwind tour of Asia and the Middle East in the early 1950s. Here, he is seen playing his trumpet with a Sindhi snake charmer at a public park in Karachi in 1954
King Faisal II of Iraq visiting 501 Workshop, Rawalpindi [Early years of Pakistan]
On the sets of the English Film – Traffik
Pakistani Drama Actors who could have made really big if the cinema industry would have prospered in the 80’s.[L to R] Jamal Shah, Talat Hussain, Faryal Gohar and Shakeel.
A Memorable picture of Lord and Lady Mountbatten with Mohammad Ali Jinnah
US President Richard Nixon at Taxila on 2nd August 1969
Altaf Gohar and Khalid Hassan with Noble Prize winning Pakistani scientist, Dr. Abdus Salam (centre) in the late 1970s.
The French advert of PIA: A glimpse from 1960’s
PIA crew posing outside boeing 747-200 during early 90’s
This photo taken in May 1962 shows almond-eyed PIA Air-Hostesses Farida Haq wearing uniform designed by Feroze Cowasji
From Peter Goodearl’s collection of aviation memorabilia this is the cover of 15 April, 1965 issue of aviation industry’s premier magazine ‘Flight International’. Beautiful painting of PIA HS.121 Trident IE (registration AP-ATK) appeared on this cover
A scene from Karachi: The era of 1960’s
A foreign tourist with her driver at Shalimar Gardens Lahore in 1966