[Original caption] Bhopal Palace–Main Entrance. The rulers of Bhopal have also been very friendly towards the British and the alliance dates back beyond a century. The State maintains a a force of regulators and cavalry, highly efficient.
[Original caption] Arms Sellers, Hyderabad. Hyderabad, the capital of the state of the same name, is celebrated for its swords and other arms.
A postcard sent from Bareilly in UP to a woman in France in 1905 shows how the placement of stamps was on the front of a postcard was once itself a performative art.
One of Tuck's very first Kolkata postcards, before they put explanatory captions on the back.
Chitpur (Chitpore) owes its name to goddess Chiteswari whose temple was destroyed during the earthquake of 1737. Chitpur road, one of Kolkata's oldest roads
[Original caption] The Museum. As befitting an important town like Bombay, the Museum is indeed a very fine one and contains many valuable collections. [end]
[Original caption] City Gate. Jeypore , the capital of the protected native state of the same name in Rajputana, is a walled city, entered by a picturesque gateway.
[Original caption] Catholic Cathedral, Lahore. Among the many fine buildings in modern Lahore the noble church in the picture is well worthy of notice. The many trees in the vicinity give quite an English appearance.
[Original caption] The Bara Bazaar, Bombay (city). The Bara Bazaar is one of the busiest spots in the city of Bombay, and is as substantial in its industries as it is in appearance.
[Original caption] Lahore Gate. To reach the ancient stronghold of the Mughal emperors, you pass under the great Lahore Gate. Its massiveness lightened by domes and arches, gilt and marble on top of it.