A unusual weather-related postcard where the coloring of the clouds in the sky would likely have been one by hand.
Conceived in 1889, and opened in 1898, the museum is said to contain 80,000 objects from Kashmir and surrounding areas, including important artifacts from excavations led by the Archaeological Survey of India (A.S.I.) during the early part of the
The Round Temple of Mumbai is also known as the Gol Dewal, on what is now Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rd. It is also famous for the stone market situated on both sides of it. This market is considered the city's oldest.
A beautifully colored lithographic postcard, with two stamps carefully positioned on the front and postmarked 26th November 1919.
[Verso, Addressed to, Postmarked Tellicherry 8 Dec. 1916] "Master Malcolm Willcocks c/o L. Knig Church Esq., Tellicherry [Thalassery], Malabar"
"Bombay - 5.12.16. I haven't gone yet as you will see. Hope you are well and going strong.
While quite distinctive, keyhole views like this one were a brief fad that overtook early postcard publishing and soon disappeared.
[Original caption] Built during the reign of Sultan Rukunuddin and Sultana Razia Begam in 1215 A.D. [end]
Shamsuddin Altamash, wasa 13th century pre-Mughal Muslim ruler of north India, was is better known today as Iltutmish, the third ruler of the
[Original caption] Catholic Cathedral, Lahore. Among the many fine buildings in modern Lahore the noble church in the picture is well worthy of notice. The many trees in its vicinity give quite an English appearance.
One of the major settings in Raj history, and one of the few interiors shown in postcards. The former Government House in Kolkata is now the Raj Bhavan, the offical residence of the Governor of West Bengal.