An atypical postcard that shows a ship in dry dock.
[Original caption] General Post Office - Here is to be found a very fine building and an immense amount of business is transacted here. [end]
Opened in 1913, with a central dome modelled after the Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur, this remains one of the iconic
The former Angelina Yeoward (1873-1930) became one of the most famous singers in India, and one of its first gramophone-recorded artists.
This postcard, made later in Harry Clifton's career, captures some of the dark energy that surrounds the moneylender’s hut, the locus of so much anxiety in towns and villages.The English sign in the foreground reads "To the Park Cloudend & The
"Of recent years, the monkeys have become a decided nuisance in Simla," wrote Edward Buck in Simla Past and Present (1903, p.
A self-published postcard by "Miss L. Barne, St. Ebbas, Madras," from a total series of six. Although throughout the 19th and early 20 centuries, British colonists were avid amateur painters, few seem to have turned their works into postcards despite
Published for the Scottish Mission Industries, Pune, this card is a reminder that many Tuck India cards were sponsored by local retailers.
Downstream from the island of Bukkur, and separated from it by a short stretch of river, is the pretty little island of Sat or Sadh Belo.
Postmarked Allahabad, December 23, 1910 and addressed to Mrs. Annie Edlich, Wilmersdorf–Berlin, Meckenburgische Str. 73, German: "Dec. 22nd, 1910. via Brindisi. My dear wife. By Parcel Post you will receive to [two] little Children bags.