Downstream from the island of Bukkur, and separated from it by a short stretch of river, is the pretty little island of Sat or Sadh Belo.
Postmarked Allahabad, December 23, 1910 and addressed to Mrs. Annie Edlich, Wilmersdorf–Berlin, Meckenburgische Str. 73, German: "Dec. 22nd, 1910. via Brindisi. My dear wife. By Parcel Post you will receive to [two] little Children bags.
Edward Buck, Shimla's Raj chronicler wrote that "the Telegraph Office, a handsome structure which stands by close below [the Post Office], is on the site of the old station library house 'ConnyCot' which was removed to the Town Hall in 1886" (Simla
Little children were one of the most popular subjects of early postcards from Chennai (Madras). Many of the little children in these postcards wore – or were dressed with – a lot of jewelry, which would have made them compelling subjects.
With the exceptions of Bangalore and Belgaum, there are not many postcards of smaller cities in Karnataka; even today, Palakkad's population is less than 150,000. This shot of a large mansion concealed by trees on the left and carts in the center of
A carefully composed photograph by Fred Bremner of a Kashmiri "Hanji" as he called the same man in a closer image, also used as a postcard.
A very early postcard of Mt. Everest, possibly the earliest.
Sent to Jerome Steinback, 341–11th St., Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. and postmarked Feb. 14, 1902 in Darjeeling. [Recto] "2/13/02 Our greetings to you from the most beautiful spot in India –
There is actually a lot of interesting information on this card. The cart and draped cows are clearly high-end. The boy seems to be on his way to a ceremony or event of some importance.
An early postcard in excellent condition which gives a good sense of the colors intended without fading or restoration needed.