The original inhabitants of Ceylonese island, now called Sri Lanka, as far as we know were Veddas.
[Original caption] "The blow that was hurled at us this afternoon was a nail in the coffin of the British Empire. Nobody who has seen it is ever likely to forget it. It has sunk deep into our own soul.
A Central Asian trader who made his way down the slippery, winding routes of the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalayan ranges into Kashmir's valleys.
Mortimer Menpes was prominent early 20th century painter who made a well-advertised painting trip to India in 1903 for the Delhi Darbar. This image was the first in the book The Darbar written with his daughter Dorothy Menpes (1903) who accompanied
Every person in this literate Hindu caste of administrators in Hyderabad, Sindh is wearing at least one Western article of clothing.
One card, postmarked in Karachi on Nov.
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.
Hobson-Jobson defines fakir as "s. Hind. from Arab. faḳīr ('poor'). Properly an indigent person, but specially 'one poor in the sight of God,' applied to a Mahommedan religious mendicant, and then, loosely and inaccurately, to Hindu devotees and