[Original caption] Clive Street, Calcutta.
[Original caption] Indian Workers in Silver and Gold. Unaided by mechanical invention, the handwork of these craftsmen is as near perfection as is possible.
[Original caption] Hooseinabad Gateway. Gateway to the tomb of Muhammad Ali Shah, who erected here his own tomb in 1837. The florid excess of stucco ornamentation is but one sign of the decay of Indian architecture in modern days. [end]
One of the
[Original caption] Humayun's Tomb. The first Mogul emperor buried in India, he was contemporary with Henry VIII and died 1565. His widow built the mausoleum and is buried there too.
[Original caption] Dassamedh Ghat. The landing place of the Dassamedh or 10 sacrifices, where the god Brahma is said to have offered horses in sacrifice. [end]
[Original caption] Back Bay, from Malabar Hill. A delightful spot where all classes, European and native, congregate to enjoy the fresh and breezy air in the cool of the evening. [end]
[Verso, handwritten] "This is a scene from Malabar Hill on which
[Original caption] Madras, Government House. Government House looks out upon the Coom river at the back, and its front gives upon Mount Road, the principal street in Madras.
[Original caption] Malabar Point. Bombay. Malabar Point, showing the Sea and Promenade, where all classes - Europeans and natives - congregate to enjoy the fresh and breezy air in the cool of evening. [end]