Among the earliest postcards of Bombay from a photograph. One can see the title and photographer inscribed at the bottom of the original glass negative, and the hand-tinting is done in large blocks.
An uncommon shot of Peshawar, showing the density of habitation. In the far left is the Mahabat Khan mosque, built in the 1860s.
[Original caption] General View, from Clock Tower. Bombay is without doubt a prosperous city. The houses are large, handsome and well-built, the gardens well-laid out and cared for while the streets are clear and orderly.
An early postcard in excellent condition which gives a good sense of the colors intended without fading or restoration needed.
A very early lithographic postcard of Calcutta, postmarked as early as the first half of 1899, and published from Budapest, then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire.