Pictures of Dhaka in ancient paintings

Dhaka was a very prosperous city from the Mughal period. Here are some pictures of dhaka showing some of the great architectures of ancient Dhaka, mostly painted by Charles D’Oyly, a public official and painter from Dhaka who produced numerous images on Indian subject matter. Most of these structures are ruined now a days, or in a very bad condition, but still these pictures of dhaka show a very rich Dhaka of that time.

A Mosque at Magbazar...

A mosque in the subu...

Now ruined Bastion o...

Mosque of Syuff Khan...

Seven Domed Mosque a...

The Chauk Bazar (or ...

Now ruined Boro Kutr...

North gateway of Bor...

Part of Dhaka from t...

Pagla Pool, with par...

Now ruined Chhoto Ku...

Ruins of Tongi Bridg...

Nimtoli Deuri - ruin...

Part of interior of ...

Khan Md Mridha Masji...

Remains of a bridge ...

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