An unusual angle on the Samadhi of Maharajah Ranjit Singh in Lahore.
A skillfully done studio shot with real depth of field provided by the seating arrangement and sparse use of green, pink and white with a dash of glitter.
Although not signed, this may have been from a painting or drawing by Evelyn Stuart Hardy (1865?-1935) who illustrated a number of other "Child Life" series postcards for A. B. Shaw, a London printer and publisher.
[Original caption] Wazir Khan's Mosque (Inner Part) Lahore. The mosque was designed in Hidayat-ul-lah, faithful servant of Wazir Khan and was built in 1634. The brick walls are covered with beautiful inlaid work, a kind of mosaic of glazed pottery
With Best Wishes for Xmas and the New Year
The fundraising postcard by a women's group in Bombay shows Turkish prisoners likely captured in 1917 when British Indian troops captured Baghdad and other areas of modern Iraq from the Ottoman Empire.
A unusual real photo postcard that is both hand colored and has glitter finely applied to the hems of the woman's dress. She is resting her arm on a magnificent pedestal that suggests a north Indian studio, possibly in Lucknow.
The British Empire Exhibition in 1924 was promoted with many a series of postcards by British publishers, including a series by the artist Ernest Coffin, of which this though unsigned seems to be an example.
This image by the Indian painter M.V. Dhurandhar manages to convey a real sense of personality and drama to the situation through the face and gesture of the priest.
Sent to Miss C. Blackwood, R.D. Route No.