A postcard showing goats being marched through the French countryside to feed Indian troops fighting on the Allied side during World War I. These scenes evoked great interest among the local population and were shown on a number of postcards.
The "Generous Scotsman" is saying: “You are not hot, my brave Indian . . . what do you want I am not offering you my pants!”
Note that the word "Hindou" on French postcards from World War I was used to refer to Indians in general; this was intended
[Original caption] A beautiful palace of red sandstone built either by Akbar (1556-1605) or by Jahanghir (1605-1627). The great central court, its pillars, the carving and ornamentation, are all pure Hindu.
A rare Tuck's "Real Photograph" postcard of India, which they seem to have offered in response to the market around the 1930s. The Mexican writer Octavio Paz describes the scene in 1951 when he first approached Bombay by ship:
"An arch of stone
A postcard printed in Great Britain, but with the unusual electrotype on the back "Post Restante," also known as "Post Restant" which means to hold the item at a post office until it is picked up by a traveler.
The former Town Hall is now the Gandhi Bhawan Library and was built in an Indo-Saracenic style blending Western and Eastern elements. It was inaugurated in 1892.
An official postcard from what was the largest exhibition ever held in London, and the first organized by two nations together. It drew some 8 million visitors to an area known later as "White City" because all the buildings were painted white.
Addressed to Miss Hill, 59 High Street, Wollaster, W. Hosnbridge, Worcesteshire, England, [no year]: "Kashmir Oct. 25. So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Hipwood's death. I remember him very well. So glad you can have seen all the children.
This is what collectors call a "brushstroke" postcard, where the printer has slightly embossed the image.