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.
The residence of the Chief Minister of Sindh in the heart of modern Karachi. This Sindhi power center is on the same road as major hotels, Frere Hall and the US Consulate.
Hand-made postcards are rare, especially made by British. In this case, the make got his hands on an undivided back blank postcard, more common at the turn of the century.
At this central location now stands the WAPDA, or Water and Power Development Authority headquarters, one of the modern architectural gems of Lahore.
Rai Mela Ram, a popular socialite and 19th century businessman a major role as contractor in the
The Cross & Ball Church is known as the St. James Church of Old Delhi inside Kashmir Gate. It was built by James Skinner in 1836. It is said that Skinner was once badly wounded while serving the army. He vowed to build a church in case he survived.
Shaikh Ilm-ud-din Ansari, known as Wazir Khan, built this mosque in the 17th century. Wazir Khan's mosque is in the heart of Lahore's walled inner city, surrounded by narrow lanes and crowded bazaars.
The view of Lahore from the minarets is fabulous
Ambamata is located on the northern shore of Fateh Sagar Lake and offers a scenic view of the city. The lake was dug in the 17th century.
Built in the 1862, and named after one of the first British lieutenant-governors, it "carried European classical architecture into this distant and recently conquered province," according to Thomas R. Metcalf in An Imperial Vision Indian