A humorous postcard from British Indian army's Waziristan, North West Frontier Province 1919-20 campaign.
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Lloyd Barrage is now called the Sukkur Barrage
Lloyd Barrage was opened 1932 in Sind province on the lower Indus River area. It was the largest irrigation project ever undertaken, and brought over 6 million acres under cultivation.
Mayo College in Ajmer, Rajasthan, which bills itself as the best boys boarding school in India, was founded in 1875 by the the 6th Earl of Mayo who was also the Viceroy of India from 1869 until 1872, when he was assassinated by a convict on the
Some places during the Raj were photographer much less than others - one things of Assam (besides missionary cards), the whole of East Bengal (now Bangladesh), cities like Shikarpur and Abbottabad, of which this is a rare card.
The original image this postcard is based on was very popular and shows General Lockhardt on June 4, 1897 in the Arhanga Pass above Swat Valley in the then North West Frontier Province (NWFP, now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). It commemorated a British victory
This striking image was also published in a 1924 issue of National Geographic magazine. Shikarpur is an ancient ancient trading city; its merchants have traded for centuries with different areas of Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran.
This annual festival in honor of Lord Shiva's marriage to Parvati Devi is still celebrated by the Hindu community in Clifton, near the beach in Karachi.
A real photo postcard presented with compliments from the Murree Brewery Company (note bucket in seated man's hands), and title in back in pencil "Camp Adonia." Likely to have been before 1905 because the back is undivided.