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Kulri Bazaar, Mussoorie

Kulri Bazaar, Mussoorie

Kulri Bazaar, Mussoorie almost feels painterly in its alternating pattern light and soft dark fabrics. In the center, his back turned to us, but with no apparent import, is a British man wearing an infamous solar topee, the sartorial logo of the Raj.

Street Scene, Delhi.

Street Scene, Delhi.

One of the earlier firmly dateable postcards by H.A. Mirza & Sons, the Chandni Chowk photography firm which was to become the dominant Delhi and northern Indian postcard publisher by 1905.

Postmarked Jaipur November 22, 1903 and Chicago Dec.

The Dhangar

The Dhangar

The word "Dhangar" owes its origin to the Sanskrit word "Dhenu" (cow), and apparently refers to a caste of people associated with herding primarily in Maharashtra, but also throughout India.

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