[Original caption] Clive Street, Calcutta.
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Sepia postcards were printed in a brown colour instead of black inks, and went in and out of fashion from the early 1900s through the 1940s.
- Symphera Nais. India.
- Ixias latifasciata. India and South China.
- Zephyrus dums. Sikkim.
- 4. Eramia pulchella. Assam.
[Original caption] Butterflies and Moths pass through three very distinct stages before they attain the perfect form viz.: 1. The
[Original caption] Held by Lieut. Aitkens during the defnense of the Residency. Here fifteen to twenty defenders were killed daily. From Johann's house opposite an African known as "Bob, the Nailer," fired incessantly and never missed a shot. [end]
[Original caption] “Chowringhee, Calcutta. Chowringhee Road runs past the sumptuous edifice of the Bengal Club and the nest residential quarter of Calcutta to St. Paul’s Cathedral.
[Original caption] Sheveegeena Pagoda, Pagan, Burmah. The golden pagoda at Pagan, 900 years ago, of the Burmah empire. The site is now a desert, forced labour employed for the building of these temples having ruined its prosperity. [end]
[Original caption] Wazir Khan's Mosque (Inner Part) Lahore. The mosque was designed in Hidayat-ul-lah, faithful servant of Wazir Khan and was built in 1634. The brick walls are covered with beautiful inlaid work, a kind of mosaic of glazed pottery
[Original caption] High Court. West of Government House, Calcutta, and nearer the river, stand the Law Courts, built in 1872, and said to be modelled on the beautiful Town Hall of Ypres in Belgium. [end]