A very early court-sized postcard most probably by Paul Gerhardt, the chief lithographer at the Ravi Varma Press in Bombay.
The Brahui people are found in Kalat province of Balochistan, Pakistan as well as Afghanistan and Iran.
The Brahuis are a Baluchi tribe who speak a Dravidian language, similar to those spoken in South India (e.g., Tamil). Although the Dravidian they
The Bengal Bank was established in 1809; the building on the Mall in Lahore dates to sometime after 1883-4. Once one of the larger banks in the subcontinent, it was merged into the Imperial Bank of India in 1921, and then the Reserve Bank of India in
Varkari (meaning "a pilgrim") is areligious movement within the bhakti spiritual tradition of Hinduism, geographically associated with the Indian state of Maharashtra.
By the turn of the century, newspapers had become an entrenched objects mediating social relationships among the upper and middle classes and their providers in Bombay.
This card could be from a very nicely done series by Taraporevala, although at
One of the most famous ghats in Varanasi.
This card, originally published by the Austrian firm of Josef Heim in Vienna in 1898 was re-published in this version by Thacker & Co. in Bombay, one of the leading Raj department stores.
Discontinued after 1949 when Rajasthan province was created and acceded to India, the Sun Procession celebrated the descent of the Maharajah's family from the sun goddess Surya.
This card was sent to a Miss Rosemead in Sussex, England.
Now the gardens of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] The Gardens & Terraces, Viceregal Lodge.