India House in London, with "1931" pencilled in on the back, so made soon after the building was inaugurated in July 1930. Now the High Commission for India, it was consciously planned in the 1920s as a way for the Indian Government, though still
[Original caption] This is a road in the thickly-populated native quarter of Black Town, west of the Esplanade.
[Original caption] Entrance to Akbar's Tomb, Agra. The Mausoleum of the Emperor Akbar who reigned 1488-1518 A.D. is some distance from the cantonment at Agra. On the way to it is a sculptured horse to commemorate a favourite of the Emperor.
[Original caption] The Golden Temple. Held by many to be the oldest and holiest temple amid the 1,000 temples of Benares, the holiest city in India.
[Original caption] Seringapatam. A fortress in Mysore, India. Here Tippoo Sultan was besieged by the ENglish in May, 1799. On the 4th of May a breach was made in the walls and in seven minutes the British flag floated from the summit.
[Original caption] A Chat with a Friend. This picture gives good opportunity to study the Indian dress.
[Original caption] The Royal Botanical Gardens on the west bank of the river, were founded in 1780 on the suggestion of Colonel Kyd, and have been of more service to public and private gardens of the world than any other horticultural institute.
[Original caption] Old Fort. Between the Mosque and the Jumna river stands the Fort–the ancient stronghold and palace of the Mogul emperor. A towering wall of red sandstone encloses it, moated and battlemented. [end]
Better known today as the Purana
[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]
This postcard was likely printed soon after the construction of the Prince of Wales