[Original caption] Clive Street, Calcutta.
Raphael Tuck & Sons
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 Egg
[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] View from Mashobra. Since the Government of Sir John Lawrence in 1864 Simla has been the summer capital for India.
An interesting postcard from many angles. It is an early advertising card for a cinema in Pune, part of a series published by the proprietor A.C.
[Original caption] Dreams in Stone, Temple of Halebid, Mysore State. Two most remarkable temples are here, the smaller of the two, star-shaped with 16-points, had a porch that from base to top was carved with sculptures of the best Indian art.