Occasionally, nomads — those most fleeting of human subjects and least sedentary inhabitants of our planet—were caught on a postcard.
One of the most famous palaces in Lucknow, built by Nawab Ghazi-ud-Din Haider in the early 19th century, the Chattar Manzil epitomized the eclectic mixture of European and Indian architectural styles that made Lucknow so photogenic for early
Kasauli is a hillstation in Himachal Pradesh, established in 1842, less than 80 km from Simla. Murray's Handbook for India, Ceylon and Burma
The gold frame and embossing were part of changing postcard fashions.
A rare postcard from inside the city of Multan, one of the oldest cities in Punjab if not South Asia.
Two carefully positioned stamps at the top, according to the then prevailing "language of stamps" would say "Write soon." This is what the message – using the numbers associated with postcard collector rings – suggests as well.
Apparently the tallest clock tower in India, this 221-foot high structure was constructed in the 1880s.
A humourous card from Moorli Dhur & Sons referring to gambling, a habit which many British soldiers in particular – at least from the postcard evidence – seem to have indulged in. The servant on the left is saying "Mrs.
The Badshahi Mosque or the 'Emperor's Mosque', was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city's major tourist attractions and epitomizes the beauty and grandeur of the Mughal times.
Although the word "concentration camp," has since been primarily associated with Nazi concentration camps during World War II (1939-1945), the word was in use earlier in wider contexts as a place where many people were concentrated in one location,