A self-published, artist-signed postcard of an Impressionist sensibility by Miss Barnes of Madras [Chennai]. Painting was a hobby of many British women and men in India, watercolors often found in albums, but few went to the trouble of having their
One of an extensive set of series H.A. Mirza & Sons, Delhi's leading photographer and postcard publisher at the time, made of the Darbar.
The bicycle was something quite new in Bombay at the turn of the century, and often featured on postcards, frequently with women as drivers.
D. C. Mehra's many Lahore postcards are the most extensive color ones of the city, far larger in number than the Tuck's sets which also included one of the Lahore General Post Office. Right on the Mall, it was designed and built by Sir Ganga Ram,
Presented by the Women of Bombay Presidency, this postcard was used to raise funds and support the British and Indian troops fighting in Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) against Turkish forces in World War I.
Hundreds of thousands of soldiers from India were recruited to fight with the Allied armies in Europe, Africa and Mesopotamia during World War I, and most passed through Bombay on their way to the front.
A rare surviving postcard from the Indian Expeditionary Force, the troops sent to fight with the Allies in Europe during World War I. It is addressed in Urdu to “M.
Camp Ali Musjid is atop the hill on the left, a key base for the Second Afghan War in 1878-79 between the Raj and Afghanistan; this postcard shows the British encampments on the same border with Afghanistan forty years later in the Third Afghan War.
A British fighter plane, called "Rawalpindi" and named after the 29th Punjab regiment, brought down in apparently excellent condition by German forces during World War I.