A real photo postcard presented with compliments from the Murree Brewery Company (note bucket in seated man's hands), and title in back in pencil "Camp Adonia." Likely to have been before 1905 because the back is undivided.
This early and rare double-view "Greetings from" postcard was made for the Royal Sussex Regiment, then stationed in both Peshawar and (presumably during the winter) in Cherat hillstation. The frames around both images are embossed. K.C.
[Original caption] Ravages of White Ants: beams eaten out. The insect tribes of India may be said to be innumerable. The heat gives incredible activity to noxious and troublesome insects including Moths and Ants of the most destructive kind.
Srimati Sarojini Naidu, also known as the Nightingale of India, for her poetry.
Sarojini Naidu (February 13, 1879 - March 2, 1949), known as Bharatiya Kokila (The Nightingale of India), was a child prodigy, freedom fighter, and poet.
Moplahs are the Muslim descendants of Arab traders who married local women and settled along the Malabar coast over the centuries.
[Original caption] The Bara Bazaar, Bombay (City). The Bara Bazaar is one of the busiest spots in the City of Bombay, and is substantial in its industries as it is in its appearance.
The area around the Khyber Pass is and was dotted with fortified towers where people could barricade themselves in case of attack and store grain; during the many British military expeditions in the area during the 19th and early 20th century the
Bangalore is well-known for sprawling shopping malls, although in British times it was largely a cantonment town and only recently has become an information technology hub and one of the cities most prominently linked to the outsourcing of Western