"Peshawar City was important in Graeco-Buddhist times and its coppersmiths' bazaar must have started then," wrote Randolph Holmes, proprietor of the studio which published this postcard in a later memoir, Between the Indus and Ganges Rivers. "The
[Original caption] Hooseinabad Gateway. Gateway to the tomb of Muhammad Ali Shah, who erected here his own tomb in 1837. The florid excess of stucco ornamentation is but one sign of the decay of Indian architecture in modern days. [end]
One of the
[Original caption] Humayun's Tomb. The first Mogul emperor buried in India, he was contemporary with Henry VIII and died 1565. His widow built the mausoleum and is buried there too.
With the exceptions of Bangalore and Belgaum, there are not many postcards of smaller cities in Karnataka; even today, Palakkad's population is less than 150,000. This shot of a large mansion concealed by trees on the left and carts in the center of
[Original caption] Dassamedh Ghat. The landing place of the Dassamedh or 10 sacrifices, where the god Brahma is said to have offered horses in sacrifice. [end]
A carefully composed photograph by Fred Bremner of a Kashmiri "Hanji" as he called the same man in a closer image, also used as a postcard.
[Original caption] Back Bay, from Malabar Hill. A delightful spot where all classes, European and native, congregate to enjoy the fresh and breezy air in the cool of the evening. [end]
[Verso, handwritten] "This is a scene from Malabar Hill on which