Probably printed by Raphael Tuck & Co. in London on behalf of Hartmann, one of the earliest Tuck-printed set of 6 postcards of India, likely all made by the same unknown Aquarelle painter.
The garden in front of the Victoria Memorial is sometimes still called Curzon Gardens.
Lord Curzon was the Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905. He constructed Victoria Memorial in memory of Queen Victoria, the British monarch who died in 1901 after
Fred Bremner was one of the first postcard publishers of Kashmir, offering numerous cards of the Princely State based on photographs he tool there around 1900.
Nicholas Studios in Madras and Ootacamund was one of the premiere South Indian photography firms starting in the 1850s. Their long history and that of A.T.W. Penn is nicely covered in the book by Christopher Penn, The Nicholas Brothers and A.T.W.
A collotype which evokes the apparent tranquility of lost time; note at least 8 chaukidars and malis members dotting the sides of the road.
Mirza Ali Khan (1901-1960) was a Waziri tribal leader who fought a number of campaigns against the British in the 1930s and 1940s, and later against Pakistan as well in support of an independent Pashtunistan.
A postcard printed in Great Britain, but with the unusual electrotype on the back "Post Restante," also known as "Post Restant" which means to hold the item at a post office until it is picked up by a traveler.
Addressed to Miss Hill, 59 High Street, Wollaster, W. Hosnbridge, Worcesteshire, England, [no year]: "Kashmir Oct. 25. So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Hipwood's death. I remember him very well. So glad you can have seen all the children.