The Well at Sultan Nizamuddin in Delhi was constructed in 1321 in honor of Shaikh Nizamuddin Auliya (1236-1325) a SUfi saint who arrived in India long before the Mughals and preached a religion of love and mysticism.
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[Original caption] Built by Alaudin Khilji in 1310 A.D. [end]
In the early 14th century, Ala-ud-din Khilji carried out the extension work of the southern gateway of Quwaat-ul-Islam mosque.
Postcards of post offices at the turn of the century were quite popular, as if celebrating an institution and network that was becoming more important as image postcards and communication volume increased throughout the continent.
British cemeteries in South Asia are among the quietest and saddest of places, especially when one walks through them and notes how many people died young, and how many of these were infants.
[Original caption] Built by Delhi Municipality at a Cost-of R 28000, after the Mutiny 1857 A.D. [end]
H.A. Mirza & Sons dominated the market for postcards of Delhi from about 1900 until the 1930s.
Shimla, formerly Simla, was the summer capital of the erstwhile British Raj in India. It is now a municipal corporation in Shimla District and the capital of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
The Residency is where the British representative to the Maharajah of Kashmir's court lived. Srinagar lies on both banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus River.