Wonderful Collection of Old Pakistan

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Wonderful Collection of Old PakistanOld Pakistan Pictures (277)

Students of Karachi’s Dow Medical College off to attend a class in 1975.

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Bhutto meets Chinese revolutionary leader and communist ideologue, Mao Tse Tung, in the Chinese capital.

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Shahnaz Sheikh and Javed Shiekh in the hugely popular PTV rom-com, Ankahi (1982).

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The historic Badshahi Mosque in Lahore being renovated (1964).

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Women in Karachi burn their dupattas as a protest against what they termed were Zia’s anti-women laws (1981).

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People gather in Lahore to see a captured Indian tank during the 1965 Pakistan-India war.

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Z A. Bhutto with his children in 1975. (From Left): Murtaza (killed in a controversial police encounter in 1996); Shahnawaz (Allegedly poisoned by Pakistan intelligence agencies on the orders of Zia in 1985); Sanam (living in the UK); and Benazir (Was elected as PM twice in the 1990s before being assassinated in 2007). Bhutto was hanged through a sham trial by the Zia dictatorship in 1979.

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1974: Islamic scholar and founder of the Jamat-i-Islami, Abul Aala Maudidi, holding a press conference during which he demanded that Ahmadis be declared non-Muslims.The government capitulated to his demands and deemed Ahmadis as a non-Muslim minority.

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Hippie tourists enjoying themselves at a hut at one of Karachi’s many beaches in 1973. –Photo courtesy: Pakistan Herald.

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19-year-old Imran Khan being introduced to the Queen of England by skipper Intikhab Alam, 1971.

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1920s: Government House – #Peshawar

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1900s: British Royal Artillery Force in NWFP (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)

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1910s: A view of Bazar in #Quetta

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1920s: Street Scene at Lohari Gate – #Lahore

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1960s: A street scene at #Karachi

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1960s: Mangla Power House Under Construction
Photo by Sterling Hickson.

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1960s: A view of #Islamabad

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1970s: Foreign Travellers in #Islamabad

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1950s: Rashid Minhas as a kid with family .

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1960s: A Foreigner Lady paying Auto – Peaceful Days of #Karachi

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1970s: Tourists at Khyber Pass

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