Built in the early 1630s by the Emperor Shah Jehan, the "Palace of Mirrors" or "Crystal Palace" in Lahore Fort is full of glass tiles that reflect light. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the roof was only recently properly restored.
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Benjamin J. Cohen, in his recent book In the Club Associational Life in Colonial South Asia (2015, p. 69) quotes Kipling writing of his life around 1879 at the Punjab Club: "'This was the setting in which my world revolved.
The Badshahi Mosque or the 'Emperor's Mosque', was built in 1673 by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Lahore, Pakistan. It is one of the city's major tourist attractions and epitomizes the beauty and grandeur of the Mughal times.
A beautiful example by one of the premiere Lahore coloured postcard publishers, Peshawar-based D.C. Mehra and Sons.
An educational institution in the heart of Lahore. Originally founded as a middle school in 1883 it was upgraded to a high school in 1891. Tthe school spreads over an area of 23,155 sq.
This early and rare double-view "Greetings from" postcard was made for the Royal Sussex Regiment, then stationed in both Peshawar and (presumably during the winter) in Cherat hillstation. The frames around both images are embossed. K.C.
Ali Musjid was a mosque on a hill overlooking the Khyber Pass that was the scene of major battles for British control of the region during the 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880); Landikotal Fort was where British troops guarding the border with Afghanistan