This so-called "chromo-collotype" card was created by running an image derived from a black and white photograph through multiple color runs, after each color had dried, creating rich and translucent images.
A nicely-composed Bremner photograph at a sacred site in Kashmir, with the priest holding a rosary and reading on a diagonal closed at the bottom left of the vignette.
[Original caption] Want to Fight for England. Members of the Indian native regiments are clamoring to fight for England. Our photo shows the Indian native cavalry. [end]
The International News Service was founded by William Randolph Hearst, the U.S.
[Original caption] A member of the ancient Hindu fighting race which flourished and conquered mainly in Western and Northern India in the twelfth century. [end]
The great Hindi/Urdu writer Munshi Premchand describes, from the point-of-view of Suman, the heroine of his first novel Sevasadan, the complex view she has of Bholi, a courtesan living across the street from her:
"Suman had never met any courtesans,
Kamaladevi Chattopadhaya was born into an intellectual family in Mangalore on the west coast of India.
A clever advertising postcard from what what Bombay's leading bookseller and major postcard publisher at the turn of the century.