[Original caption] The Bara Bazaar, Bombay (City). The Bara Bazaar is one of the busiest spots in the City of Bombay, and is substantial in its industries as it is in its appearance.
Bangalore is well-known for sprawling shopping malls, although in British times it was largely a cantonment town and only recently has become an information technology hub and one of the cities most prominently linked to the outsourcing of Western
Bombay is the anglicized name of the original Portuguese word "Bombaim." Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is the capital of the state of Maharashtra.
[Original caption, verso] Vishwamitra-Menaka :- This scene shows Menaka as tempting the great sage Vishwamitra, who yields to her and gets Shakuntala by her. [end]
This Aquarelle Series postcard was likely printed by Raphael Tuck & Sons for Hartmann.
This particular card, with the carefully placed stamp was sent by Ernest L. of the XII Hussars in Deccan to Miss Marcineau in France on July 22, 1909. [Verso] Dear
"Wayfarers" was another word for nomads.
[Original caption] Wayfarers. The position of the child in the picture is typical. The man is carrying a larger share of the burden than is usual.
Assi Ghat is on the southern end of the city, where the Assi River meets the Ganges, and where the Goddess Durga is said to have thrown her sword after killing the demon Shumbha-Nishumbha.