Postcards of post offices at the turn of the century were quite popular, as if celebrating an institution and network that was becoming more important as image postcards and communication volume increased throughout the continent.
British cemeteries in South Asia are among the quietest and saddest of places, especially when one walks through them and notes how many people died young, and how many of these were infants.
[Original caption] Commercial street, Bangalore. Busy and thriving for it is so in Mysore that the most serious and successful effort has been made to develop the mineral resources of India.
[Original caption]The Ceylon Pavilion with its four entrance lamps at Kandy is a faithful copy of the old Kandyan style of architecture, the panels and circular moonstones of the doorway having been rbought from Ceylon.
India Tea Growers advertising postcard. [Verso] Postmarked St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 1, 1910 and sent to Mrs. W.M. Trane, Trowbridge, Ill. [Illinois, USA]
[Original caption, Verso] Mumtaz-I-Mahal-"the Exalted One of the Palace"-Empress of the Great
Now MG or Mahatma Gandhi road, in a beautiful embossed Tuck's postcard.
[Original caption] South Parade. Bangalore is the capital of Mysore and the largest British cantonment in South India.
[Original caption] Connemara Library. A fine group of buildings including the Museum in the centre, the Technical Institute and the Connemara Library. The last named includes a fine reading room, with a collection of works relating to Madras.
This beautiful building is also known as the "Mole on the cheek" of Lahore's landscape. Its minarets offer spectacular views of the walled city. One was climbed by Rudyard Kipling who wrote an original version of his short story The City of Dreadful