La Martiniere College initially consisted of a splendid eighteenth century residence, to which other structures have been added over the years.
A crystal-clear collotype of an institution founded in 1860, and and vastly expanded in 1897 thanks to a grant from philanthropist Sardar Sir Chinubhai Madhavalal Bert.
A portrait of the man who made the postcard revolution possible. While the original for this may have been a photograph of an actual postman, the broad strokes make it possible that a painted portrait was used as the source.
[Original caption] An Eastern Cemetery. The cemeteries of Rajputana in which is situated the state of Jeypore, are as picturesque as all that surrounds the lives of the Rajputs.
A very early postcard of Mt. Everest, probably printed in 1901 or earlier, by Darjeeling's premiere studio, run by the Austrian Thomas Paar.
An unusual dark background, and all the women holding hands and looking off slightly to their left.
Postmarked Jaipur, March 23, 1923, and mailed to Mrs. Eagleton, 212 Elmwood Ave., Newark, NY, USA: "Feb.
The "father of Indian industry." Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (1839-1904) was born in Gujarat and graduated from Elphinstone College in Mumbai in 1858. He founded and sold a successful trading firm, and then built a successful cotton mill that since