[Original caption] A Begging Fakir.
Gokteik Viaduct was constructed by the Pennsylvania Steel Company in the Shan state of Upper Burma. This bridge is 320 feet in height and 2,250 feet in length and consists of ten spans.
A later "Greetings from" postcard printed by premiere British publisher Beagles on behalf of a Rawalpindi-based publisher who would have sold this to British troops in cantonments like Rawalpindi, in this case members of the Royal Garrison Artillery
[Original caption] Dhurmtollah Musjid. One of the busiest localities of Calcutta. It is noticeable that in Dhurmtollah Lane, the names on the shops and offices are all native names while close by in Dhurmtollah Street they are chiefly European.
A colonial offering, on a rare lithographic card, both obsequious and a caricature of the snotty memsahib.
[Original caption] Want to Fight for England. Members of the Indian native regiments are clamoring to fight for England. Our photo shows the Indian native cavalry. [end]
The International News Service was founded by William Randolph Hearst, the U.S.
[Original caption] A member of the ancient Hindu fighting race which flourished and conquered mainly in Western and Northern India in the twelfth century. [end]
"It was curious, for example, to hear us spoken of as ‘the Monkey People’," wrote longtime Punjab I.C.S. Officer Sir Malcolm Darling in his memoir. He continued:
"Nor was it altogether palatable to be told by a highly educated Brahmin—‘you (that is,
A World War I recruiting postcard for the British-Indian Army.
[Recto, Translated from Gujarati-Bohri dialect] “You are our cause of existence. You symbolize and make us aware of our truthful rights.