A beautiful example by one of the premiere Lahore coloured postcard publishers, Peshawar-based D.C. Mehra and Sons.
D. C. Mehra & 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