"The Eden Gardens, for which Calcutta is indebted to the sisters of Lord Auckland (hence the Indian name, Lady Bagan), are beautifully laid out, and many years ago were the principal evening gathering-place of Calcutta society.
Construction of the Karachi Municipal Corporation offices began in 1895 with foundation stone laying.
Adressed to Miss Diana Penton, c/o Miss Oughton-Giles, St. Mary's, Chislehurst, Kent, England: "We are very busy packing, so I can only find time for a card.
The game of football was introduced in the subcontinent during the British Raj, when many football clubs were created. Initially, army teams played the game but later local civilians also participated in league and competitive matches.
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A beautiful real photo postcard given the dark curtain between the trees. After 1947 it was renamed Karachi Zoological and Botanical Gardens; it had been called Gandhi Gardens in honor of a visit by Mahatma Gandhi in 1934.
Tukht Hill, better known as Takht-e-Suleiman hill, offers a wonderful view of the Srinagar. The famous Shankaracharya Temple, one of the oldest shrines in Kashmir valley, tops this hill and offers this view.
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Lucknow was the capital of the Kingdom of Awadh until 1858. Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, constructed the Kaiser Bagh Palaces of Lucknow in the 1840s and 1850s. Some 8 million rupees were spent on their construction.
Frere Hall is a well-preserved monument of the British Raj. Built in memory of Sir Henry Bartle Edward Frere (1815-1884) who as an early Chief Commissioner of Sindh promoted economic and civic activities in the province.