[Original caption] Connemara Library. A fine group of buildings including the Museum in the centre, the Technical Institute and the Connemara Library. The last named includes a fine reading room, with a collection of works relating to Madras.
Religious groups in opposition to the British found refuge in tribal areas bordering Afghanistan throughout the colonial period
The British fought a nearly continuous series of campaigns against various tribes and groups led by Muslim religious
One of the best in Tuck's Native Life in India series, a cool contrast of blue and marble, showing the guards at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
[Original caption] The Sikh Akalis are one section of the famous "fakirs" or native priests of India.
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