[Original caption] View from Mashobra. Since the Government of Sir John Lawrence in 1864 Simla has been the summer capital for India.
An interesting postcard from many angles. It is an early advertising card for a cinema in Pune, part of a series published by the proprietor A.C.
[Original caption] Dreams in Stone, Temple of Halebid, Mysore State. Two most remarkable temples are here, the smaller of the two, star-shaped with 16-points, had a porch that from base to top was carved with sculptures of the best Indian art.
[Original caption] King's Bath. When surrounded by Oriental Gardens the palace must have been more beautiful than anything we know of in the East.
Darjeeling owes its name to a blend of the Tibetan words namely "Dorje" (thunderbolt) and "ling" (place), that translates to "The land of the thunderbolt."
[Original caption] Dandy and Bearers, Darjeeling.
[Original caption] Zenana Carriage, Jeypore. This picture of the quaint and thoroughly Oriental-looking vehicle was taken in a street of Jeypore, the capital of the state of that name in Rajputana.
[Original caption] Victoria Terminus, Bombay (City). Bombay is by far the most European in appearance of all the cities of India. Extensive lines of tramway pass through the broad city streets that are continuously lined with splendid buildings.
From the earliest Tuck's Kolkata postcard series, when the firm did not print its later standard captions on the back of each card.