The following photos of Sikh women and girls are from 1935 to 1986. If you have old photos of Sikh women that you’d like to share, send them to info@kaurlife.org! To see other vintage photos we’ve featured, click here.


Beant Kaur, Nirvair Kaur and Gurbhajan Kaur. The models for Amrita Shergil’s Iconic “Three Girls” painting. Source: Sikh Chic. Courtesy of Karamvir Singh Sibia. 1935.
Beant Kaur, Nirvair Kaur, and Gurbhajan Kaur. The models for Amrita Shergil’s Iconic “Three Girls” painting. Source: Sikh Chic. Courtesy of Karamvir Singh Sibia. 1935.
The wedding of the Indian Prince and heir to the Jind state Shri Yuvaraj Rajbir Singh Sahib Bahadur to the daughter of Nawab Sardar Umrad Singh, Chief of Manauli at Sangrur and at Ambala. 1939.
The wedding of the Indian Prince and heir to the Jind state Shri Yuvaraj Rajbir Singh Sahib Bahadur to the daughter of Nawab Sardar Umrad Singh, Chief of Manauli at Sangrur and at Ambala. 1939.
Wedding of Captain Amarinder singh and Preneet Kaur. The present Maharaja is His Highness Capt. Amarinder Singh. Heir to the throne is Yuvraj Raninder Singh. Circa 1960s. Source: reportmysignal.blogspot.com
Wedding of Captain Amarinder Singh and Preneet Kaur. Circa 1960s.
Source: reportmysignal.blogspot.com
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The wedding of Kuljeet Singh & Kaur Grewal (first name unknown) at a hotel on July 26, 1965. Unknown location (perhaps England).
The wedding of Kuljeet Singh & Kaur Grewal (first name unknown) in a typical Sikh wedding at a hotel on July 26, 1965. Unknown location.
The wedding of Kuljeet Singh & Kaur Grewal (first name unknown) at a hotel on July 26, 1965. Unknown location (perhaps England).
The wedding of Kuljeet Singh & Kaur Grewal (first name unknown) in a typical Sikh wedding at a hotel on July 26, 1965. Unknown location.
The wedding of Kuljeet Singh & Kaur Grewal (first name unknown) at a hotel on July 26, 1965. Unknown location (perhaps England).
A post-wedding scene on Chapeltown Road, Leeds, where a a converted church is a Gurdwara. 1971.
A post-wedding scene on Chapeltown Road, Leeds, where a a converted church is a Gurdwara. 1971.
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A wedding in 1973.
SAT SRI AKAL -II
Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. 1978. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com/
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Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. 1983. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com | Top Row: Robin Roy, Pardeep Sharma |  2nd Row: Ajay Kumar, Kanwarjit Singh Shergill, Munish Gupta, Jatinder Pal Singh, Manoj Monga, Kanwar Bikramjit Singh, Sanjay Sarin, Alok Gupta, Appinder Singh (Late), Hemant Chopra, Rajiv Malhotra, Sukhwinder Deol, Sachin Dev Sharma. | 3rd Row: Sanjay Gupta, Chandra Mohan, Dinesh Wadhera, Kalika Middha, Amrit Pal, Anjana Malhotra, Kavita, Ishu Bhalla, Shefali Sood, Charanjit Kaur, Abha, Alok Verma, Arvind Jain. | 4th Row: Alka Gupta, ……. ….., Kanika Kapoor, Geeta, Rupinder Kaur, Surinder Kaur, Anuradha, Inderjit Kaur, Vineeta Sharma, Nisha, Ajay Gulati. | Sitting: Mrs. Sushil Nijhawan, Mrs. S Kapoor, Mrs. Bhalla, Mrs. Oberoi, Principal Hardyal Singh,  Sh. Karan Singh,  Sh. Rn Kalia, Sh Chanchal Singh, Mrs Shashi Dhawan.

 

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Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. 1986. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
HOME SCIENCE EXHIBITION
“Home Science Exhibition.” Circa 1970s. Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
SCHOOL FUNCTION
Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Circa 1970s. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
Science Fair 1979. From Left: Kanwar Sameer, Nazish, Ritu Gupta, Devpreet Gulati, Harpreet Banga, Vijay Sethi. Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
SAT SRI AKAL
1978. Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
EXCURSION
1978. Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com
86 Batch
1986. Government Model High School Sector 35 D, Chandigarh. Source: http://35modelchandigarh.blogspot.com