The Kiss Khani [Storyteller's] Bazaar massacre on May 4th 1930 became an all-India scandal and helped launch Gandhi's Second Non-Cooperation Movement, a serious challenge to British rule that led to long prison sentences for Gandhi and the Frontier
[Original caption] Victory of Indrajit : - Indrajit brings Indra as a captive before his father Ravana with the riches and the nymphs of Indra-Loka. [end]
This postcard, from a painting by Ravi Varma, combines a great moment in Hindu religious
An unusual gripping portrait by Mullick Brothers in Quetta, one of the leading postcard publishers in Balochistan, well known for its photographic work with the British army.
This postcard was postmarked in Manora, Karachi, APril 9, 1909 and
"Congress Weavers" as handwritten on the back is a rare postcard of the Indian National Congress party's national convention in Karachi held at the end of March 1931, a few days after the execution of Bhaghat Singh.
This building completed in 1888 is now the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] Viceregal Lodge. The summer residence of the Viceroy.
Karachi Zoo, originally the site of a factory founded by the East India company in 1799, was renamed Gandhi Garden in 1934 in honor of a visit to the city by Mahatma Gandhi.
The 1998 census of Pakistan showed that nearly 40,000 Hindus lived in Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province by area, less than half a percent of the population (some claim a larger Hindu population). Most Hindus and Sikhs are well-integrated into
One of the of six of Tuck's early "Native Types of India" postcard series. Aquarettes were likely based on watercolors, and the artist could have been G.E. McCulloch, known for other postcards of India.
The Brahui people are found in Kalat province of Balochistan, Pakistan as well as Afghanistan and Iran.
The Brahuis are a Baluchi tribe who speak a Dravidian language, similar to those spoken in South India (e.g., Tamil). Although the Dravidian they