A particularly striking view of a colonial bungalow in northern India. Meerut was home to a major army garrison and cantonment during the Raj and in modern times. This card was in an embossed postcard frame. All attempts are decoding R.A.T.A.R.F.A.
Postcards of post offices at the turn of the century were quite popular, as if celebrating an institution and network that was becoming more important as image postcards and communication volume increased throughout the continent.