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The first broadly accurate map of Northern India by the English adventurer, William Baffin, based on geographic intelligence obtained from the court of Jahangir. Though it has some obvious inaccuracies, it's the first map of Northern India to show planimetric accuracy.



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Darra Adam Khel, 1930 (c).

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Ernest B. Schoedsack (at right in pith helmet) in Tribal Territory with part of his crew in 1930 on expedition to film Location Footage in India for proposed movie from the book THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER by Francis Yeats Brown Paramount Pictures - Image ID: 2AWB46R.

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Schoedsack went to India in early July 1930 accompanied by his wife Ruth Rose, his cameraman brother Felix, cameraman Rex Wimpy and several; assistants They arrived at Calcutta on August 27 and journeyed into the interior where they filmed and took still photos for 15 weeks including at the Khyber Pass in the northern mountain country.

The footage brought back was then planned to be combined with footage shot at Paramount Studios in Hollywood by Merian C. Cooper and Schoedsack . After many delays the film was finally made in 1934 starring Gary Cooper and directed by Henry Hathaway and released in 1935. but with Cooper and Schoedsack no longer involved. Stock footage from Schoedsack's expedition was used in the film and this photo was released for publicity purposes at the time the film came out.
 

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The first Round-table Conference held in 1930 was inaugurated by King George V on November 12, 1930, in London. The conference was chaired by the British Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald. Sixteen delegates representing the three political parties of Britain participated in the conference. From India, 58 political leaders and 16 members are representing the princely states participated in the conference. However, the leaders of the Indian National Congress did not participate in the First Round table conference.


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An advertisement for Dawn Delhi in the Morning News, a Calcutta-based English-language newspaper. Dawn Delhi was founded by Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1941.
Date: 1942



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