The Colaba Causeway, now known as Bhagat Singh Road, was opened in 1838 and connected Colaba and what was known as Old Woman's Island with the mainland of Bombay.
D.A. Ahuja was a Punjabi photographer based in Rangoon [now Yangon] whose studio was said to have been open through the 1960s. He published a number of Rangoon jail postcards, not a typical subject for the medium.
This postcard actually shows a young Gohar Jan (right) and her mother Malka Jan, both famous dancers and singers. Gohar Jan was the first recorded Indian artist, by the Gramophone company in 1904. She can be heard on YouTube.
This image was used
The Memorial Church in Kanpur is also called "All Soul's Cathedral"
Kanpur Memorial Church was erected in 1875 in the memory of British soldiers and civilians who died during the 1857 War of Independence or what the British called the Mutiny.
Dalhousie is in the north-western Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie never became a major hillstation like Simla or Ootacamund.
Government diaries, which still persist in India and Pakistan, were in part attempts to streamline and control the production of milk and ensure it was not diluted with water before sale to consumers. They have met with mixed success.
A rare postcard of the man who founded the RSS, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, an Indian nationalistic, right-wing Hindu organization that continues to play a prominent role in Indian politics, in 1925 in Nagpur following his disillusionment with
Construction of Belgaum Fort, now known as Belagavi Fort in Karnataka state was begun in the 13th century. It has seven major gates, the main one dating to the 17th century.
Bullocks and bhistees served an important role in transporting fresh water to city residents.
Ensuring fresh water supply to the residents in a desert region was always difficult.