This early and rare double-view "Greetings from" postcard was made for the Royal Sussex Regiment, then stationed in both Peshawar and (presumably during the winter) in Cherat hillstation. The frames around both images are embossed. K.C.
[Original caption] Ravages of White Ants: beams eaten out. The insect tribes of India may be said to be innumerable. The heat gives incredible activity to noxious and troublesome insects including Moths and Ants of the most destructive kind.
Moplahs are the Muslim descendants of Arab traders who married local women and settled along the Malabar coast over the centuries.
This Aquarelle Series postcard was likely printed by Raphael Tuck & Sons for Hartmann. This particular card, with the carefully placed stamp was sent by Ernest L. of the XII Hussars in Deccan to Miss Marcineau in France on July 22, 1909.
Assi Ghat is on the southern end of the city, where the Assi River meets the Ganges, and where the Goddess Durga is said to have thrown her sword after killing the demon Shumbha-Nishumbha.
An early multi-view collotype of Madras, with five separate photographs, in a decorative flower frame.
This temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva in Mumbai is shown on an unusual lithographic postcard from roughly 1905. Lithographs were rarely produced by this time, having dominated early postcard production before 1900. The series this postcard was
Sometimes also called "Sleeping Hindoo Woman" this postcard was about as risque as they got and was labelled "India circulation" in an album of Gobindram Oodeyram postcards put together by one S.
Another small masterpiece of postcard design by M.V. Dhurandhar - the canopied tree, the rope diagonal and man supporting himself with it while drawing the eye down to the title.
This card was postmarked Oct.