One of those postcards that illustrates the elasticity of time. The protagonist in the foreground is blurry because of the long exposure, perhaps a second or two, that the photographer required for the shot.
The game of football was introduced in the subcontinent during the British Raj, when many football clubs were created. Initially, army teams played the game but later local civilians also participated in league and competitive matches.
This match is
Addressed to Miss E. Young, West Worthing, Sussex, England and postmarked Dalhouse, May 23, 1905: "Along the top of the houses on the right runs the road.
When the Prince of Wales became King George V following his father's death, the Coronation took place at Westminster Abbey in London on June 22, 1911. The event also led to a large gathering of the colonial population on the football field below the
The photographer S. Singh seems to have specialized in real photographs carefully coloured by hand after printing. The anonymous owner of this card wrote on the back: "Sunrise on the sea of clouds as we watch it touch Mt.
A unusual weather-related postcard where the coloring of the clouds in the sky would likely have been one by hand.
One of the popular postcard views of this hillstation now in Pakistan and once on the major route to Kashmir from Punjab. Murree adheres tightly to a steep hillside. Note how the Protestant Church is on top, and the "native bazaar" descends below.
A very nicely composed collotype, with the road leading the eye into the dense scene from the foreground.