[Original caption] Amritsar is an important commercial city, capital of the province of the same name in the Punjab.
Now MG or Mahatma Gandhi road, in a beautiful embossed Tuck's postcard.
[Original caption] South Parade. Bangalore is the capital of Mysore and the largest British cantonment in South India.
From a painting by Mortimer Menpes, a prominent Australian painter settled in England, this postcard was used in part to advertise the book India by Flora A.
One of several buildings built by the British, the G.P.O. still dominates one end of the Mall near Anarkali.
[Original caption] General Post Office, Lahore. Lahore is the capital of the Punjab Province of India.
This building completed in 1888 is now the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] Viceregal Lodge. The summer residence of the Viceroy.
One of the of six of Tuck's early "Native Types of India" postcard series. Aquarettes were likely based on watercolors, and the artist could have been G.E. McCulloch, known for other postcards of India.
Now the gardens of the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.
[Original caption] The Gardens & Terraces, Viceregal Lodge.
One of six cards in one of the first series of Tuck's India postcards.
[Original caption] Old Court House Street, Calcutta.
[Original caption] Walker Hospital. The land upon which Simla stands was retained by the British Government as a sanatorium at the close of the Gourkha War in 1815, when most of the surrounding district was given or restored to various native States.
This beautiful building is also known as the "Mole on the cheek" of Lahore's landscape. Its minarets offer spectacular views of the walled city. One was climbed by Rudyard Kipling who wrote an original version of his short story The City of Dreadful