Higginbotham's was the rare bookseller which also became a prominent postcard publisher, probably the leading one in South India.
[Verso] Postmarked Trimulgherry, 23 Sept. 1910 (?) and addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. A. Barnes, 67 Frog Road (?), St. Denys, Southhampton, Hanks. England. Dear Both, I hope you and boys are quite well. Thought you would like a card.
Switzerland? Austria? No, Nainital. Located at a height of 2270 meters (over 7,000 feet), the point known as Snow View is one of the hillstation's most popular spots.
One of the best in Tuck's Native Life in India series, a cool contrast of blue and marble, showing the guards at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
[Original caption] The Sikh Akalis are one section of the famous "fakirs" or native priests of India.
A hand-painted postcard which has been very nicely constructed to feature the dancer, who is entirely in colour. The musicians are partially sketched, with only their instruments, sashes and turbans coloured.
Most likely the earliest postcard of the 9th highest peak in the world, from an early Aquarelle series by F. Hartmann depicting scenes in Kashmir.
One of the finest of Dhurandhar's postcards, which satirizes and draws attention to the novelty of the postcard – that anyone could read it, including and especially the postman.