[Original caption] High Court. West of Government House, Calcutta, and nearer the river, stand the Law Courts, built in 1872, and said to be modelled on the beautiful Town Hall of Ypres in Belgium. [end]
[Original caption] Kashmere gate. Looking from the ridge whence the columns marched in 1857, when Nicholson stormed the breach in the Kashmir bastion and bought Delhi for ever with British blood.
A self-published postcard by Miss Barne of St. Ebbas, Madras [Chennai], apparently an amateur painter.
A hand painted postcard of a favorite sport for Indian Maharajahs, British colonial officials and well-heeled tourists.
[Original caption] Street Scene. The city of Jeypore, situated 850 miles north-west of Calcutta, is handsomely and regularly built, and is the most important centre of Rajputana.
The Taj Hotel was built to realize Jamsetji N. Tata's dream of a fine hotel to reflect the ascendancy of Bombay's own mercantile class.
[Original caption] Devil Dancers, Calcutta. The Devil Dancer with his painted body, hideous mask, and fantastic head-dress is supposed to strike terror unto the beholder; as a rule he but succeeds in amusing him.
[Original caption] Pagodas by Moonlight. A group of pagodas in Mandalay by the brilliant light of a tropical moon. [end]
Edith Pinhey, married to a judge in Bombay, was an artist and one of the few women to have signed Tucks postcards of the
A quick glance at this postcard might make you think it is a European city, but it is actually a street in Mumbai with the Cathedral of the Holy Name, the seat of the Archbishop of Bombay. Opened in 1902, it was new around the time of this postcard.