Southern Asia Postcard Collection

 

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Taj Mahal, Agra – Tomb of Emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. Built in 1653 A.D.

Physical Description

One black and white postcard with a divided back. The postcard features a photograph by K. Lall & Co., "Lauries Hotel, Agra."

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1956-03-18

Sender

Margaret B. Campbell [Agra, India]

Recipient

Miss Leocadia McGinnis [St. Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

3/18/56 We saw the Taj Mahal first by sunrise. It was [illegible] beautiful – we have [illegible] enjoyed our trip so far. Africa, India, Ceylon and Singapore. Expect to visit Bangkok tomorrow. Just need [illegible] go around on the other side of the world. Margaret B Campbell.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Asia–India–Uttar Pradesh State–Āgra

Photographer

K.Lall

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

Southern Asian Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Collection Number

India-07

Date Digitized

2014-04-03

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\Asia\India-07A

Image File Size

128 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Agra (India), Taj Mahal (Agra, India), Tombs & sepulchral monuments, Historic sites, Reflecting pools

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