A coloured collotype postcard where the golden hues on the stones have been emphasized to add to the splendor of the building.
A popular figure specific to early South Indian postcards is the toddy drawer. Palm wine was made from sap collected from trees in little pouches.
The Tomb of Khusru, the son of Mughal Emperor Jehangir. Prince Khusrau (Khusru) was favored by his father, the Mughal Emperor Jehanghir, to succeed him.
Snow blankets Barian, a town near Murree hillstation in the Punjab. Baljee was an army photographer based in Murree whose large albumen prints (note the title in the negative at the bottom left) were published as coloured collotype postcards.
An unusual vertical postcard, with the boat spilling out of the near frame, and an active centered boatman. An unknown owner wrote in pen on the back: "Note the shape of the paddle.
A movie advertising card from an Ahmedabad publisher whose other specialty was Hindu gods and goddesses.
An advertising card for one of the big London-based steam-ship travel firms who served the travel-between-India and Europe market.
The India docks in the German port city of Hamburg, from where an increasing amount of goods, even postcards, were flowing back and forth at the turn of the century.
A view of the canal in Srinagar, the summer capital of the Maharajah-ruled state of Jammu and Kashmir during the Raj. This view of a house jutting over the canal was popular among photographers and postcard printers.