[original caption] The Tuckt of Sunaman is an ancient Hindu Temple and a prominent landmark, situated on an eminence overlooking the town of Srinagar, one of the chief cities of Kashmir.
Benjamin J. Cohen, in his recent book In the Club Associational Life in Colonial South Asia (2015, p. 69) quotes Kipling writing of his life around 1879 at the Punjab Club: "'This was the setting in which my world revolved.
[Original caption] Entrance to the Taj, Agra. - This superb gateway of red sandstone was built in 1648 A.D. and it is a worthy pendant to the Taj itself.
[Original caption] Bombay (City) from Watson's Hotel. The view from Watson's Hotel shows, without doubt, that one is looking upon a prosperous city.
Hotel Cecil was one of the most famous European-owned hotels in Delhi and stood on an 11 acre park in Rajniwas Marg in Delhi's Civil Lines area. There were more than hundred rooms, a swimming pool and lush green lawns.
Among the earliest postcards of Varanasi, this court-sized card was made from an albumen photograph (its title is still inscribed in the negative) and framed by a floral design.
The fall Mysuru Dasara celebrates the victory of the Hindu goddess Chamundeshwari (Durga) over the demon Mahishasura, the event from which Mysuru's name [formerly Mysore] is derived.