There is actually a lot of interesting information on this card. The cart and draped cows are clearly high-end. The boy seems to be on his way to a ceremony or event of some importance.
[Original caption] Delhi Gate, Agra Fort. The Fort has a circuit of over a mile. Its walls are of red sandstone nearly 70 feet high. There are two entrances, the Delhi Gate being on the West.
The Howrah Bridge was constructed between 1936 and 1942. It replaced the Floating Pontoon Bridge that connected Howrah and Kolkata (then Calcutta). The Howrah Bridge was opened to public in February 1943. The Howrah Bridge was renamed as Rabindra
An early German missionary postcard showing a view through thick vegetation of the lake at Kodaikanal.
[Original German] Durckblick auf den See in Kodaikanal (Paini-Berge), Ostindien. [end]
Mela Ram was a photographer who might have warmly welcomed the advent of the real-photograph as a way for his art to take precedence over the vagaries of publishing in collotype or halftone using hand-tinted color to enhance images (there are few
[Original caption] The Goddess of beauty sitting on a swing [end]
This image by Ravi Varma was one of his most successful in calendar art. Shown here she is perfect and ordinary, ideal yet accessible.
A nicely coloured lithograph, with the green and red on the ground extending the teacher's garments.
Lessons in Music was published around 1905, when Dhurandhar participated in the first Bombay Exhibition, the official medal which he designed and received a Gold Medal for, in addition to other awards.
An early postcard in excellent condition which gives a good sense of the colors intended without fading or restoration needed.