A self-published postcard by Miss Barne of St. Ebbas, Madras [Chennai], apparently an amateur painter.
[Original caption] Street Scene. The city of Jeypore, situated 850 miles north-west of Calcutta, is handsomely and regularly built, and is the most important centre of Rajputana.
[Original caption] Devil Dancers, Calcutta. The Devil Dancer with his painted body, hideous mask, and fantastic head-dress is supposed to strike terror unto the beholder; as a rule he but succeeds in amusing him.
[Original caption] Pagodas by Moonlight. A group of pagodas in Mandalay by the brilliant light of a tropical moon. [end]
Edith Pinhey, married to a judge in Bombay, was an artist and one of the few women to have signed Tucks postcards of the
A quick glance at this postcard might make you think it is a European city, but it is actually a street in Mumbai with the Cathedral of the Holy Name, the seat of the Archbishop of Bombay. Opened in 1902, it was new around the time of this postcard.
Kanpur, known as Cawnpore before 1948, is one of the larger cities in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Once mainly a cantonment town, and scene of much fighting in 1857, today it is an important industrial center.
[Original caption] Street Scene. Native Regiment on the March. The army of Rajputana is about 14,000 strong. The men are soldiery and of fine physique.
A special embossed Christmas greetings version of this early Tuck's Agra postcard.
[Original caption] Exterior of Zenana, Agra. Here white marble pavilions look out on delicate inlaid pillars and finely perforated screen's thence across the Jumna.