[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 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] Apollo Bunder. Here are to be found very large and fine buildings, including the Government Docks and the Custom House and maiy other important Docks, etc. [end]
[Original caption] Baland Khels. This tribe inhabits the North-West frontier of India, close to the native state of Afghanistan, the boundary between their provinces and the Indian states being the River Kurram.
[Original caption] Chief Court, Lahore. This fine building is in the late Pathan style of the 14th century.
[Original caption] Taj Mahal Hotel, Bombay. Bombay, one of the most important cities in India, has an area of not less than 22 square miles.