An uncommon shot of Peshawar, showing the density of habitation. In the far left is the Mahabat Khan mosque, built in the 1860s.
An early postcard of the large complex of Jain temples in Gujarat state. There are nearly 1,000 temples in a complex near Palitana in Bhavnagar district which is about 1,000 years old and receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
A storied building, still standing, which was everything from a Governor's residence to Admiralty House and the first High Court of Bombay.
One of the earliest postcards of a "dancing girl" printed in India. Nach [or Nautch] women among the most popular subjects of early postcards of India.
Note how this advertisement for family life in the cantonment shows a woman and pram on the verandah.
From today's perspective, an unusual subject given the lack of beauty, architectural significance or human type that grace most early postcards.
A very nicely composed collotype, with the road leading the eye into the dense scene from the foreground.