The residence of the Chief Minister of Sindh in the heart of modern Karachi. This Sindhi power center is on the same road as major hotels, Frere Hall and the US Consulate.
Qutub Minar is among the tallest brick minarets in the world, an important early example of Indo-Islamic architecture built between 1199-1220 ACE. The Mexican writer Octavio Paz described it in his book In Light of India (1995):
"it is difficult to
This unnamed Rajah was a popular postcard subject, in color and black and white. Note how well the image was colorized during the half-tone printing process which had just started to become more widely used for postcards based on photographs.
The Victoria Memorial of Kolkata was constructed between 1906 and 1921. Note the fine juxtaposition of the cow grazing and the statue of the horse being ridden by Edward VII above the gateway.
Nirad Chaudhuri describes, in his youth, how the
When this card was first published from London, The Picture Postcard and Collector's Chronicle, a magazine that catered to collectors, businessmen and and aficionados of the new medium, hailed it as a “a fascinating dancing girl from Benares” (Jan.
Government College (now a university) is one of the oldest colleges in Pakistan and currently has more than 6000 students and 300 faculty members. Many of Pakistan's elite and ruling classes studied or taught here, including the poets Dr.