From today's perspective, an unusual subject given the lack of beauty, architectural significance or human type that grace most early postcards.
Gokteik Viaduct was constructed by the Pennsylvania Steel Company in the Shan state of Upper Burma. This bridge is 320 feet in height and 2,250 feet in length and consists of ten spans.
A later "Greetings from" postcard printed by premiere British publisher Beagles on behalf of a Rawalpindi-based publisher who would have sold this to British troops in cantonments like Rawalpindi, in this case members of the Royal Garrison Artillery
A rich bazaar view by a little known publisher once based in Peshawar whose wide variety of postcards of Punjab and NWFP is possibly unrivaled in the region during the early 20th century. Moorli Dhur & Sons of Amballa, and H.A.
A French postcard celebrating the presence of Indian troops with the British army fighting against the Germans. Dafadar Chanda Singh writes to Arur [sp?] Singh in Lahore District, Punjab in Urdu on Nov.
[Original caption] Want to Fight for England. Members of the Indian native regiments are clamoring to fight for England. Our photo shows the Indian native cavalry. [end]
The International News Service was founded by William Randolph Hearst, the U.S.
The great Hindi/Urdu writer Munshi Premchand describes, from the point-of-view of Suman, the heroine of his first novel Sevasadan, the complex view she has of Bholi, a courtesan living across the street from her:
"Suman had never met any courtesans,
A World War I recruiting postcard for the British-Indian Army.
[Recto, Translated from Gujarati-Bohri dialect] “You are our cause of existence. You symbolize and make us aware of our truthful rights.