[Original caption] Madras, Seven Pagodas. These extraordinary buildings are to be seen at Mahabilipuram, 35 miles south of the city of Madras.
[Original caption] Cavalry of the Gods. Srirangam, near Trichinopoly. The great temple of Sri Rangam is the largest in India. The outer enclosure 2475 feet by 2880 feet contains a bazaar.
[original caption] The Tuckt of Sunaman is an ancient Hindu Temple and a prominent landmark, situated on an eminence overlooking the town of Srinagar, one of the chief cities of Kashmir.
Among the earliest postcards of Varanasi, this court-sized card was made from an albumen photograph (its title is still inscribed in the negative) and framed by a floral design.
[Original caption] Hindoo Temple, Colombo. In the Pettah or native quarter of Colombo is Sea Street, and in Sea Street are twin Hindoo temples, one of which is shown here.
[Original caption] The Golden Temple. Held by many to be the oldest and holiest temple amid the 1,000 temples of Benares, the holiest city in India.
One of the most famous temples in Mumbai, Dwarkadhish Temple, built in 1875, was often referred to as the Monkey Temple because of the figures of monkeys eating bananas on the front.
An early lithographic postcard, and among the rarer ones, by the artist Paul Gerhardt. It was printed in Karli, outside Bombay, at the Ravi Varma Printing Press where Gerhardt worked as a lithographer.
The Shri Varun Dev Mandir temple on Manora Island in Karachi is dedicated to Varuna, the Lord of the Seas and apparently the only such temple in Pakistan.