Amritsar on Stamps (1):Pre Independence
George V, became the King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India on May 6, 1910 at the death of his father King Edward VII. His 25 years of Reign was celebrated as Silver Jubilee. On this occasion 59 countries besides India issued commemorative postage stamps. 44 postal administrations issued a common stamp design that was a first for a British colonial issue.
India issued its own unique design in a set of 7 stamps on May 6, 1935. The monuments featured on the stamps were Gateway of India Bombay, Victoria Memorial Calcutta, Rameswaram Temple Madras, Jain temple Calcutta, Taj Mahal Agra, Golden Temple Amritsar, and Pagoda in Mandlay. These stamps were designed by H W Barr, Engraver at the Security Printing India as the India Security Press at Nasik Road.