An atmospherically tinted postcard by the Murree-based photographer and publisher D. Baljee.
[Original caption] Cavalry of the Gods. Srirangam, near Trichinopoly. The great temple of Sri Rangam is the largest in India. The outer enclosure 2475 feet by 2880 feet contains a bazaar.
[Original caption] A Native Bullock Cart, Northern India. This most popular means of conveyance throughout India is the bullock cart.
The Madras Port (now called Chennai Port) is more than 125 years old. The construction of this pier was a major step as previously, bringing people and goods to land via boats from large ships was treacherous.
Postmarked 19 Feb  and addressed
A gold-framed, oval embossed postcard by a prolific publisher was part of the many types of postcards used by publishers to keep the market satisfied with new fashions and types.
According to Murrays Handbook for India Burma & Ceylon "At 11 m.
[Original hand title in albumen negative] General Willock's Residence at Shabkadr [end]
The fort at the center of the Spring 1908 battles between Mohmand tribesmen and the British-Indian army.
A dance hall in an important railway junction and cantonment made famous in Rudyard Kipling's novel Kim. This hall, from the title, possibly featured dancing or "nautch" girls, or it might have been a dance hall where British soldiers held dances
[Original caption] Fakirs. The Fakirs are a large body of religious fanatics. They go naked or in filthy rags, and partake only of the meanest food, and that without request or thanks.
[Original caption] Kandy From Lady Horton's Walk This walk winds picturesquely around one of the hills which overhang the little lake upon which the town of Kandy is situated.