[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.
[Original caption] A Street Scene, Delhi. This great native city is one of the most fascinating and historic places of the East.
Some of the most interesting postcards are bazaar and storefront scenes, which can be staged or candid, but always seem to contain a wealth of information about life a century or more ago.
A rare postcard from inside the city of Multan, one of the oldest cities in Punjab if not South Asia.
Nusserwanjee & Co. were one of Karachi's leading firms and earliest postcard publishers. Founded by the Parsi Nusserwanjee R.
[Original caption] The Crawford Market, Bombay. This is a famous new market, full of Western goods and local luxuries, and near the Bombay Yacht Club near the pier. [end]
Addressed to Mr. Charles A.
One of those postcards that highlights the complex trade relationships between the Raj and Afghanistan, if not Central Asia.
"The stranger unacquainted with conditions in India, and visiting Bombay for the first time, cannot fail to be impressed by an inspection of the huge assortment of books which Messrs D B Taraporevala, Sons and Co find it necessary to keep in hand to