A carefully composed photograph by Fred Bremner of a Kashmiri "Hanji" as he called the same man in a closer image, also used as a postcard.
There is actually a lot of interesting information on this card. The cart and draped cows are clearly high-end. The boy seems to be on his way to a ceremony or event of some importance.
A nicely coloured lithograph, with the green and red on the ground extending the teacher's garments.
A highly colourful postcard by the painter M.V. Dhurandhar bringing together a large tree, Delonix regia, with its beautiful ("flaming") red flowers, and a woman, barefoot, seated on its branch.
[Original caption] A Malingerer. The picture shows a bullock fallen on the road. The coolies in attendance, believing the animal to be a malingerer, would coerce him into activity by throwing red pepper into his eyes. [end]
[Original caption] Malabar Point. Bombay. Malabar Point, showing the Sea and Promenade, where all classes - Europeans and natives - congregate to enjoy the fresh and breezy air in the cool of evening. [end]
An early (undivided back) postcard from Bombay's premiere bookstore and important postcard publisher and retailer at the turn of the century.
Much of the initial Independence struggle was peaceful, led by often hardly remembered Anglicized lawyers like Mr. P.
Bohras are Gujarati Muslims known as a business and trading community; they flourished in Bombay during the late 19th century and Karachi since Partition for example. This postcard by M.V.