The Taj. Emperor Shah Jehan.

The Taj. Emperor Shah Jehan.

ca. 1909
13.80x
8.75cm

[Original caption, Verso] Shah Jehan - Famed for his Peacock Throne, blazing in the shifting natural colors of rubies, sapphires and emeralds; valued by Tavernier at $32,500,000. But the Emperor is now more famous as the Builder of the Taj, that incomparable monument to his Empress.

The days of Oriental splendor are past and India is now a land of commercial activity. India Tea now links that ancient land of mystery and romance with this new world of the West, for India Tea, the best the world produces, can now be had in the most remote towns and villages in the United States. India Tea is sold by: - S M Dailey, Louisville, Ill. (stamped) [end]

This card was used by tea sellers to inform their customers around the US about their products.