"The Palace of the Seths," or rich bankers, in Ajmer, with shops on the street level; a wood engraving by E. Therond, 1878

Source: ebay, July 2005

Raushan ud-Daulah Mosque in Delhi, with its surrounding shops; Illustrated London News, 1857

Source: ebay, Oct. 2004

Commercial activity at a temple at Nasikh, on the Godavari; a photo from c.1880's

Source: ebay, Sepr. 2007

A closer look at the same shop-surrounded temple, in a photograph from 1892

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007

The sociable aspects of a bazaar street, with residential spaces above many of the shops; a photo taken in or near Simla, c.1915

Source: ebay, Mar. 2009

A second-floor temple in Jodhpur, with shops at street level; c. 1950's

Source: ebay, Feb. 2007

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