[Original caption] Srinagar is the capital of the native state of Kashmir in Northern India. Its streets are if the usual regular patterns of primitive houses of wood, light, flimsy structures with mud roofs.
[Original] The Taj Mahal - A dream of Oriental spendour, fashioned as the last resting place for the "Exalted One of the Palace," the wife of Shah Jehan. "If there is heaven on earth it is this, it is this." [end]
From the very first Tuck's Agra
[Original caption] Srinagar (the Venice of the East) in the beautiful and famous vale of Kashmir, is one of the chief cities of that native State.
[Original caption] The Waziris are a native race inhabiting the north-west frontier of India - the province immediately next to Afghanistan.
[Original caption] Bombay-Poona Mail. The magnificent train which carries His Majesty's mails between these two towns on the Great Indian Penninsular Railway is one of the finest trains in the British Empire. [end]
[Original caption] Wellawatta Canal. The length of the island of Colombo is 270 miles, its width 140 miles, an area about four-fifths the size of Ireland.
Mortimer Menpes versatility as an artist in command of color and line is manifest in a 12 card series he did for Tuck's. Menpes was one of the few signed India postcard artists to supply more than one publisher.
[Original caption] A Street Scene,
[Original caption] The Afridis are an Afghan or Pathan people, numbering about 300,000 inhabiting the mountaneous region south of the Hindu-Kush. They consist of a number of separate clans, often at feud with each other.
[Original caption] Bombay from Harbour. Bombay is without doubt a prosperous city. The houses are large, hand some and well built–the gardens well laid out and cared for, while the streets are clean and orderly.