Dalhousie is in the north-western Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Dalhousie never became a major hillstation like Simla or Ootacamund.
Nicholas Studios in Madras and Ootacamund was one of the premiere South Indian photography firms starting in the 1850s. Their long history and that of A.T.W. Penn is nicely covered in the book by Christopher Penn, The Nicholas Brothers and A.T.W.
Addressed to Miss Hill, 59 High Street, Wollaster, W. Hosnbridge, Worcesteshire, England, [no year]: "Kashmir Oct. 25. So very sorry to hear of Mrs. Hipwood's death. I remember him very well. So glad you can have seen all the children.
Bridge 541 on the Simla-Kalka Railway was finished in 1898 and remains one of the great engineering feats of this nearly 1,000 bridge, 100 kilometer narrow-gauge Indian railway lines.
There are few postcards from Chitral available at the turn of the century, a remote set of mountain valleys that figured in the explorations and struggles around the "Great Game" with Tzarist Russia in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, owes its name to the combination of two Tibetan words namely 'Kanchen' and 'Dzonga' that refers to 'Five Treasures of the Great Snow'. Five summits adorn Kanchenjunga (Kinchunjunga). From
A unusual weather-related postcard where the coloring of the clouds in the sky would likely have been one by hand.
Army barracks crowned by the Himalayan mountains. Dalhousie is a hillstation in Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh founded in 1854 the by the original British colonists of India, the East India Company.