A lovely postcard were the energy flows outwards towards the viewer from the Char Minar, the city's landmark mosque built in 1591.
[Original] A Caravan on Its Way to Peshawar from Afghanistan in the Caravan Serai Landikotal N.W.F.P. [end]
Postcards like this illustrate how enormous the trade through the Khyber Pass once was. The Peshawar District Gazetteer 1897-98 put the value
A popular image of Commercial Street in Bangalore by one of its most popular studios run by M. C. H. Doveton. Note that the poster on the left has the word "War" readable which suggests it is from around the first World War I period.
Jute was one of the major agricultural products during the Raj and for some period afterwards, with most of the crop grown in East Bengal, and the fiber processed in mills in and around Kolkata.
A hand-coloured postcard of Delhi by one of the earliest London-based publishers of Indian postcards.
Probably one of the earliest if not the earliest postcard of Leh, capital of the former Kingdom of Ladakh. Little is known about R. E. Shorter, a photographer with offices in Sialkot, Punjab, on the route to Kashmir, and Kashmir.
One of those postcards that reminds us how extensive trade was at the turn of the century between India and continental Europe, in as much as the Germans published a postcard showing just the area in Hamburg harbour where ships for India were docked.