[Original caption] Sikh Native Officers. The Sikhs are a native race of religious origin inhabiting the Punjab.
A self-published postcard by "Miss L. Barne, St. Ebbas, Madras," from a total series of six. Although throughout the 19th and early 20 centuries, British colonists were avid amateur painters, few seem to have turned their works into postcards despite
Published for the Scottish Mission Industries, Pune, this card is a reminder that many Tuck India cards were sponsored by local retailers.
Merton Lacey was an Anglo-Indian comic book artist and animator, based in Kolkata and born in Purulia, India in 1902. This card has a 1945 calendar on the back, and shows troops in the country as part of the Allied effort against the Japanese.
Downstream from the island of Bukkur, and separated from it by a short stretch of river, is the pretty little island of Sat or Sadh Belo.
Postmarked Allahabad, December 23, 1910 and addressed to Mrs. Annie Edlich, Wilmersdorf–Berlin, Meckenburgische Str. 73, German: "Dec. 22nd, 1910. via Brindisi. My dear wife. By Parcel Post you will receive to [two] little Children bags.
[Original caption] Indian Workers in Silver and Gold. Unaided by mechanical invention, the handwork of these craftsmen is as near perfection as is possible.
[Original caption] The Lidder Valley is one of the approaches to the big beautiful State of Kashmere, the favorite holiday resort of the European residents of India.
Edward Buck, Shimla's Raj chronicler wrote that "the Telegraph Office, a handsome structure which stands by close below [the Post Office], is on the site of the old station library house 'ConnyCot' which was removed to the Town Hall in 1886" (Simla