Galtaji is an ancient set of Hindu temples built into rocky hills near Jaipur, nicely captured in this rich early collotype by one of the first all-India postcard publishers.
A very nicely hand-tinted postcard, with the red used to seize the eye, setting the temple off against an uneven, unreal application of blue on the terraces below - but who cares?
Compare to Tuck's Temple at Ramnager.
The Kapaleeshwarar Temple outside Chennai dedicated to lord Shiva is about 1,400 years old and this view is very similar today. Note the people in the foreground.
The Round Temple of Mumbai is also known as the Gol Dewal, on what is now Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rd. It is also famous for the stone market situated on both sides of it. This market is considered the city's oldest.
This image by the Indian painter M.V. Dhurandhar manages to convey a real sense of personality and drama to the situation through the face and gesture of the priest.
Sent to Miss C. Blackwood, R.D. Route No.
Jadu Kissen’s Archaeological Photographic Works of India, Cashmere Gate, Delhi, was originally archaeological photographer to the Government of Punjab, had an office in Simla (1912), and published many archaeologically-themed postcards.
Technically an informational postcard, this sumptuous lithograph nonetheless expresses the confusion in Europe about Asia: the design elements around the view of the Kailash Temple in Ellora are Chinese, and the French text locates it a few hundred
[Original caption] Hindu Temple (Monkey Temple). Kalbadevi Road, Bombay. The famous temple showing very fine architecture. [end]
[Original caption] Mylapore Tank. Madras is built in a straggling fashion along the seashore. Most of the roads run between avenues and are flanked by groves of palms and other trees.