On January 15, 1907 the Afghan Amir Habibullah Khan visited Agra where he was shown major monuments and received in great style. An early example of a current-affairs postcard, where recent events were quickly memorialized by publishers.
Few if any politicians were as popular as Bal Gangadhar Tilak, the Maharashtrian politician and freedom fighter who spent many years in jail. He was referred to by British authorities as "the father of Indian unrest."
Much of the initial Independence struggle was peaceful, led by often hardly remembered Anglicized lawyers like Mr. P.
This postcard shows the so-called "Bandit King" of Afghanistan, Habibullah Kalkani – "Bachha Sakoo," the son of a water-carrier – who led a successful revolt against King Amanullah of Afghanistan in January 1929. He ruled briefly until the British