An Dhurandhar portrait of a familiar sight on Bombay streets, the multi-tasking juggler. Note once again the soft city backdrop.
Bullocks and bhistees served an important role in transporting fresh water to city residents.
Ensuring fresh water supply to the residents in a desert region was always difficult.
The Delhi Durbar of 1911 was one of the most "postcarded" events of the Raj, and the first time a reigning British monarch, George V and his wife Queen Mary (an avid postcard collector) attended.
From an early "Greetings from" series by D.M. Macropolo & Co., a renowned Raj tobacconist with retail stores in Kolkata and Mumbai.
[Original Verso] (King Georges V was then Prince of Wales) India [end]
Antoine Druet (1857–1921) was a French painter and postcard artist; given the caption, this card would have been published after George V was crowned King in May 1910. A lush,
Few Karachiites today would believe that a very popular early postcard of the city showed the Alligators at Mughar Pier, Karachi.
An early advertising card for the West End Watch Co. in Bombay (373 Hornby Road) and Calcutta (14 Dalhousie Square), produced by a famous Swiss printing house.
This 16th century temple to Nandi, the sacred bull, was built by Kempe Gowda who also founded the city of Bangalore.
The area around the Khyber Pass is and was dotted with fortified towers where people could barricade themselves in case of attack and store grain; during the many British military expeditions in the area during the 19th and early 20th century the