This tomb to one of the most revered of Muslim religious teachers in Gujarat was completed in the late 15th century.
[Original caption] Built during the reign of Sultan Rukunuddin and Sultana Razia Begam in 1215 A.D. [end]
Shamsuddin Altamash, wasa 13th century pre-Mughal Muslim ruler of north India, was is better known today as Iltutmish, the third ruler of the
Chota Imambara, a Lucknow landmark, is also called the Husseinabad Imambara. This monument, built as the mausoleum for Muhammad Ali Shah, was completed in 1837 and is part of the Kaiser Bagh complex.
[Original caption] Jaipur - The Holy Shrine of Singhji. Jaipur is one of the wealthiest and best administered states under native rule. Its capital, the 'rose-red city' of that name is picturesque, clean, prosperous and progressive.
Tipu Sultan, perhaps the last formidable ruler the British had to defeat before taking over South India was killed on May 4th, 1799 at the end of the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War.
The low angle of this splendid postcard of the mid-18th century tomb of Nawab Safderjung seems to widen at the bottom and reach towards the viewer. Note the two figures in white, almost invisible against the whitewash of the pedestal.
This unusual, sepia-ish lithographic postcard is probably by Paul Gerhardt at the Ravi Varma Press even though it is not signed by him with the Press imprint.
An unusual artist-signed postcard of All Saints Church in Coonoor, established in 1854. Very finely done, it is among the limited examples British amateur artist trying their hand at something often self-published on a postcard.