[Original caption] Bombay from Harbour. Bombay is without doubt a prosperous city. The houses are large, hand some and well built–the gardens well laid out and cared for, while the streets are clean and orderly.
An embossed postcard one of Lahore's most important tourist destinations, shown here before the mosque was renovated in the 1940s. Tuck's only embossed a limited selection of its cards, usually its more beautiful ones.
An early Tuck's painted postcard, and one of the earliest numbered series (2623) with an Indian theme. The theme suggests that the cards represents the Delhi Darbar of 1903 as other cards include the Viceregal Party.
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[After the original painting by I. Snowman, from official sittings graciously granted by His Majesty.
[Original caption] His Most Excellent Majesty George V.
[Original caption] The Chettya are one of the trading castes of India whose mercantile activities take them far afield.
[Original caption, Verso] “Watching the Pageant, Delhi. The great Delhi Durbar is known by means of the vernacular press to the inhabitants of the remotest parts of India.
[Original caption] The Chowk and Howa Mahal. This is a picturesque and animated scene. The inhabitants of Jeypore are a busy people, and their bazaars are generally crowded.