While this postcard is from the early 1900s, as late as 1938 Murray's Handbook for India, Burma and Ceylon still recommended Costorphan's Hotel, with Cecil (Faletti's), Grand and Elysium to its travelers to the hillstation.
The Memorial Church in Kanpur is also called "All Soul's Cathedral"
Kanpur Memorial Church was erected in 1875 in the memory of British soldiers and civilians who died during the 1857 War of Independence or what the British called the Mutiny.
One of an extensive set of series H.A. Mirza & Sons, Delhi's leading photographer and postcard publisher at the time, made of the Darbar.
Peshawar's city gate facing Kabul decorated for what was likely the then Prince and Princess of Wales visit (later King George V and Queen Mary) to the city on December 2, 1905.
The Holy Trinity Church on the Mall was consecrated in May of 1857, just as the "Mutiny" or first War of Independence against British rule began.
The Alauddin Gate of Delhi is known as Alai Darwaza
[Original caption] Built by Alaudin Khilji in 1310 A.D. [end]
Alai Darwaza is said to be among the first buildings in India to be based on Central Asian and Muslim design principles.
The former Town Hall is now the Gandhi Bhawan Library and was built in an Indo-Saracenic style blending Western and Eastern elements. It was inaugurated in 1892.
When the Prince of Wales became King George V following his father's death, the Coronation took place at Westminster Abbey in London on June 22, 1911. The event also led to a large gathering of the colonial population on the football field below the
Built during the Akber's Reign in 1599 A.D.
This massive gate was intended to intimidate possible attackers.