Moplahs are the Muslim descendants of Arab traders who married local women and settled along the Malabar coast over the centuries.
[Original caption] The Bara Bazaar, Bombay (City). The Bara Bazaar is one of the busiest spots in the City of Bombay, and is substantial in its industries as it is in its appearance.
The area around the Khyber Pass is and was dotted with fortified towers where people could barricade themselves in case of attack and store grain; during the many British military expeditions in the area during the 19th and early 20th century the
Bangalore is well-known for sprawling shopping malls, although in British times it was largely a cantonment town and only recently has become an information technology hub and one of the cities most prominently linked to the outsourcing of Western
[Original caption, verso] Vishwamitra-Menaka :- This scene shows Menaka as tempting the great sage Vishwamitra, who yields to her and gets Shakuntala by her. [end]
Sadh Bela [Belo] is a small island in the Indus river next to the city of Sukkur, Sindh. On it is a Hindu temple complex initially built in the early 19th century and still the site of an annual festival. Published by the New Book Co.
This Aquarelle Series postcard was likely printed by Raphael Tuck & Sons for Hartmann.
This particular card, with the carefully placed stamp was sent by Ernest L. of the XII Hussars in Deccan to Miss Marcineau in France on July 22, 1909. [Verso] Dear
[Original caption] "The blow that was hurled at us this afternoon was a nail in the coffin of the British Empire. Nobody who has seen it is ever likely to forget it. It has sunk deep into our own soul.