[Original caption] Commercial street, Bangalore. Busy and thriving for it is so in Mysore that the most serious and successful effort has been made to develop the mineral resources of India. Some of the richest mines in the world are being worked in the Kolar gold-fields. [end]
Note the thick brushstrokes on this almost embossed-looking postcard, part of a special Tuck's Oilfacsim series. This is still the shopping center of modern Bangalore.