A nicely-composed Bremner photograph at a sacred site in Kashmir, with the priest holding a rosary and reading on a diagonal closed at the bottom left of the vignette.
[Original caption] Sheveegeena Pagoda, Pagan, Burmah. The golden pagoda at Pagan, 900 years ago, of the Burmah empire. The site is now a desert, forced labour employed for the building of these temples having ruined its prosperity. [end]
[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
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.
[Original caption] Pagodas by Moonlight. A group of pagodas in Mandalay by the brilliant light of a tropical moon. [end]
Edith Pinhey, married to a judge in Bombay, was an artist and one of the few women to have signed Tucks postcards of the
[Original caption] Shantanu is trying to persuade Satyavati, the adopted daughter of a fisher, to marry him, & thus to satisfy his passionate desire. [end]
Among the earliest postcards – and certainly early color postcards – of Ahmedabad is this view of Rani Rupamati's Mosque, built in the early 15th century and still standing.
[Original caption] Sacred Temple of Buddha's Tooth, Kandy. This, the Temple of Maligawa, was built for the purpose of enshrining that priceless Buddhist relic, the Tooth of Gautama Buddha.