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This postcard actually shows a young Gohar Jan (right) and her mother Malka Jan, both famous dancers and singers. Gohar Jan was the first recorded Indian artist, by the Gramophone company in 1904. She can be heard on YouTube.

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Bombay. Rampart Row.

Bombay. Rampart Row.

[Original caption] Rampart Row, Bombay (City). Bombay is a city of contrasts. Very different is the quiet grandeur of Rampart Row, with its massive buildings and open spaces, to the rush and turmoil of the industrial centre of the great city.

Gateway at Bombay . . .

Gateway at Bombay . . .

[Original caption] Gateway at Bombay to Commemorate the Landing of Their Imperial Majesties King George V & Queen Mary on 2nd December 1911. [end]

This card to celebrate the inauguration of the Gateway to India in 1924 was published in connection

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