Srinagar owes its name to the blend of the words Sri (wealth) and Nagar (city). The wooden architecture of Shah - Hamadan blends Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu and local mountain styles.
Postmarked 1912, an example how a creative sender could use stamps to add their own historical touch to a a postcard.
An embossed postcard one of Lahore's most important tourist destinations, shown here before the mosque was renovated in the 1940s. Tuck's only embossed a limited selection of its cards, usually its more beautiful ones.
This is an intriguing postcard because the mosque's domes are actually golden, from which it derives its name. Here they are rendered as blue.
Possibly the earliest postcard of Hyderabad, by the Austrian artist Josef Hoffman who painted this scene during a visit to India in 1893-94 when he was in his sixties.
One of siz postcards in Raphael Tuck & Sons first "Native Life in India" series, which featured the work of an artist with the initials G.E.M. who remains unidentified.
Multan, although a large city and railway junction in southern Punjab, does not appear frequently on postcards.
The main Friday mosque in Mughal and contemporary Delhi.
[Original caption] The Jumma Masjid."In 1857, after the Mutiny, it was solemnly proposed to raze to the ground the Jumma Masjid at Delhi, the noblest ceremonial mosque in the world, and it was