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A Baluch Dwarf

A Baluch Dwarf

An unusual gripping portrait by Mullick Brothers in Quetta, one of the leading postcard publishers in Balochistan, well known for its photographic work with the British army.

This postcard was postmarked in Manora, Karachi, APril 9, 1909 and

Congress Weavers

Congress Weavers

"Congress Weavers" as handwritten on the back is a rare postcard of the Indian National Congress party's national convention in Karachi held at the end of March 1931, a few days after the execution of Bhaghat Singh.

A Baluchi Hindu

A Baluchi Hindu

The 1998 census of Pakistan showed that nearly 40,000 Hindus lived in Balochistan, Pakistan's largest province by area, less than half a percent of the population (some claim a larger Hindu population). Most Hindus and Sikhs are well-integrated into

A Brahui Chief

A Brahui Chief

The Brahui people are found in Kalat province of Balochistan, Pakistan as well as Afghanistan and Iran.

The Brahuis are a Baluchi tribe who speak a Dravidian language, similar to those spoken in South India (e.g., Tamil). Although the Dravidian they

The Bengal Bank, Lahore

The Bengal Bank, Lahore

The Bengal Bank was established in 1809; the building on the Mall in Lahore dates to sometime after 1883-4. Once one of the larger banks in the subcontinent, it was merged into the Imperial Bank of India in 1921, and then the Reserve Bank of India in

Up-to-date Parsi

Up-to-date Parsi

By the turn of the century, newspapers had become an entrenched objects mediating social relationships among the upper and middle classes and their providers in Bombay.

This card could be from a very nicely done series by Taraporevala, although at

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