It can be difficult to date Tuck's postcards because their numbering system – series that included India cards went from about 600 to almost 10,000 – was note entirely chronological.
A rather unusual postcard, apparently made by a Christian missionary organization, possibly to showcase their support for patients and raise funds for their work.
[Original caption] Rampart Row, Bombay (City). Bombay is a city of contrasts. Very different is the quiet grandeur of Rampart Row, with its massive buildings and open spaces, to the rush and turmoil of the industrial centre of the great city.
[Original caption] Johari bazaar. The Johari bazaar is one of the most important thoroughfares in Jeypore, and a great market for all sorts of merchandise.
[Original caption] Metai wallah or Sweetmeat Seller. Sweetmeats of all kinds are largely eaten by the natives of India.
From one of the first Tuck's India postcard series, this image depicts Lord Curzon and his wife Mary on an elephant at the 1903 Delhi Durbar.
[Original Caption] A Popular Stall, Northern India. Eatables of all kinds, especially sweetmeat delicacies, are prominently displayed in all Indian bazaars.
Chota Imambara, a Lucknow landmark, is also called the Husseinabad Imambara, and was built as the mausoleum for Muhammad Ali Shah, the Nawab of Awadh. It was completed in 1838 and is part of the Kaiser Bagh complex.
[Original caption] Exterior of Zenana, Agra. Here white marble pavilions look out on delicate inlaid pillars and finely perforated screen's thence across the Jumna.