[Original caption] Snake Charmers, Calcutta. The Snake Charmer, as a rule, is an itinerant being, who is glad to charm his snakes in your compound, or before your house or bungalow, for a small reward.
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[Original caption] General Post Office, Lahore. Lahore is the capital of the Punjab Province of India. Its origin is legendary and uncertain, but it is referred to by a Chinese pilgrim in the 7th century.
[Original caption] Bailley Guard gate. Built by Major Bailley in 1814. The centre gateway was built up during the Mutiny, and through a space left open Havelock and Outram passed for the defence of the Residency. The house of Dr.
This card was part of a series published in connection with the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley in 1924, copyright and likely sponsored by the Patiala Government.
[Original caption] A Car Festival. The huge triumphal car has upon it a representation of the deity in whose honour the festival is observed. The car is drawn around the temple precincts by the willing hands of devotees.
[Original caption] The native tribes of India have, since the first occupation of the country by the British, been trained to act as soldiers to guard their own districts.
[Original caption] The amount of tea exported from Ceylon annually exceeds 150,000,000 lbs., and about 400,000 coolies from Southern India are employed in the tea gardens.
[Original caption] Narsingarh - The Lake. Narsingarh is the capital of the state of that name in central India. It was founded in 1687 and is most picturesquely located on the shore of an artificial lake with a fort and palace on the height above.