[Original caption] Clive Street, Calcutta.
The Colaba Causeway, now known as Bhagat Singh Road, was opened in 1838 and connected Colaba and what was known as Old Woman's Island with the mainland of Bombay.
"Peshawar City was important in Graeco-Buddhist times and its coppersmiths' bazaar must have started then," wrote Randolph Holmes, proprietor of the studio which published this postcard in a later memoir, Between the Indus and Ganges Rivers. "The
An early postcard in excellent condition which gives a good sense of the colors intended without fading or restoration needed.
[Original caption] Johari bazaar. The Johari bazaar is one of the most important thoroughfares in Jeypore, and a great market for all sorts of merchandise.
A postcard that reflects how easily Kolkata mixed past and present at the turn of the century. Paan is an ancient cornucopia of spices and nuts wrapped in a betel leaf. Next to it are cooling soda bottles.
"In India, the toddy shop may well be called ‘The Poor Man’s Club’," wrote Mahatma Gandhi in Harijan (1928),"the well- to-do folks have Willingdon Clubs and Gymkhanas of diverse description, to fulfil their instinct of sociability and to give them
[Original Caption] A Popular Stall, Northern India. Eatables of all kinds, especially sweetmeat delicacies, are prominently displayed in all Indian bazaars.