"I was carried to and from the hall in a primitive conveyance, called a “dandy”; it consists of a bit of canvas, fastened stoutly to an oblong frame of wood, terminating in a short pole at either end," writes Margaretta Catherine Reynolds, author of
Hanna Pass is about 6 miles from the city of Quetta, capital of Balochistan province, next to Hanna Lake.
"Since the Viceroyalty of Sir John Lawrence in 1865 Simla has been the summer capital of the Government of India.
[Original caption] Commenced in 1637 and completed in 1648 A.D. by the Emperor Shahjehan. Wonderful Building in the world [end]
A standard view of the Taj, but one which manages to capture the uplifting whiteness of the marble better than most.
[Original caption] Bombay-Poona Mail. The magnificent train which carries His Majesty's mails between these two towns on the Great Indian Penninsular Railway is one of the finest trains in the British Empire. [end]
The word "Dhangar" owes its origin to the Sanskrit word "Dhenu" (cow), and apparently refers to a caste of people associated with herding primarily in Maharashtra, but also throughout India.
Just a beautiful postcard, where photography, color, and embossed frame gang up to offer visual delight.
Tamuku Taluk is in West Godavari District, Andhra Prades, near the northern part of the Bay of Bengal.
Before the advent of the motor car the tonga or open horse-drawn carriage was a popular mode of transporting humans and goods in the Indian subcontinent.
[After the original painting by I. Snowman, from official sittings graciously granted by His Majesty.
[Original caption] His Most Excellent Majesty George V.