|Kashmir in Winter|
[view of Sher Garhi Palace]
Early 20th century
via by Michael Thomas of Pipal Press
More postcards from the collection here
"The river Jhelum was frozen over in the winters of 1658, 1764, 1759, 1780, 1816, 1835, 9th December, 1879 and 1st February, 1895. The winter of 1759 A.D. got so much prolonged that the Jhelum was frozen over on as late as 31st March..."
~ 'Geography of The Jammu and Kashmir State' (1925) by Pandit Anand Koul.