This was one of Gobindram Oodeyram's most popular postcards (also called Mohamedan Dancing Girl in other versions). The hand-applied coloring is exceptional – not only the pink, the signature color of Jaipur and the firm's postcards, but also the use
A humorous postcard from British Indian army's Waziristan, North West Frontier Province 1919-20 campaign.
When this postcard was published in 1899, the BMC building as it has come to be known across of Victoria Terminus railway station had been open barely six years.
Lloyd Barrage is now called the Sukkur Barrage
Lloyd Barrage was opened 1932 in Sind province on the lower Indus River area. It was the largest irrigation project ever undertaken, and brought over 6 million acres under cultivation.
The British discovered that there was an oil industry in Burma even before they got there in 1795, with a number of wells in Yenangyaung in central Burma under the hereditary control of Burmese families.
This unusual collage was put together from photographs taken over the years by William Dacia Holmes, who ran Holmes studio from 1889 until his death in 1923, and his son William Randolph Holmes who tool over until the studio closed in Peshawar in
The Writer's Building in Kolkata was where India was governed from the late 1700s until 1857. "Writers" were recruits who came from England to make their fortunes with the British East India Company; some became fabulously wealthy "nabobs," although
Some places during the Raj were photographer much less than others - one things of Assam (besides missionary cards), the whole of East Bengal (now Bangladesh), cities like Shikarpur and Abbottabad, of which this is a rare card.
The original image this postcard is based on was very popular and shows General Lockhardt on June 4, 1897 in the Arhanga Pass above Swat Valley in the then North West Frontier Province (NWFP, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). It commemorated a British victory