When the Prince of Wales became King George V following his father's death, the Coronation took place at Westminster Abbey in London on June 22, 1911. The event also led to a large gathering of the colonial population on the football field below the
Built during the Akber's Reign in 1599 A.D.
This massive gate was intended to intimidate possible attackers.
As competition among postcard publishers intensified between 1905 and 1910, each tried to outdo the other with new formats offered by the German printers who served much of the Indian market.
Addressed to Mr. R.W. Leming, 3 Duff St., Poplar, London and postmarked Calcutta G.P.O. August 5, 1913: "A/S Inverie What do you think about this. I hope this will find you all well. It is very hot here. Will send some more later. Kind regard to all.
The summer palace of the Mewar royal family was constructed in the 1740s Maharana Jagat Singh I. Note the exemplary arrangement ny the photographer of the boats in front, as if part of the palace architecture.
Addressed to Miss Hoggan, Spindle Cottage, Styal Road, Wilslow, Cheshire, England and postmarked Karachi October 15, 1925: "How would you like to take a class like this? Mummie tells me you have gone back to school and that you are in a higher form.
A German World War I postcard showing an English aircraft, Punjab 29 Rawalpindi, shot down during combat.
One of America's most recognized international brands around the turn of the century, this was one of 33 postcards advertising the tobacco firm's product.