[Original caption] The Lidder Valley is one of the approaches to the big beautiful State of Kashmere, the favorite holiday resort of the European residents of India.
This may be the very cottage where Bremner had an indelible experience. He writes in his autobiography “I never spent such a night. The melting snow was trickling on to the bed through apertures in the ceiling.
Women of Kashmir pounded grain to remove hard shells and grind it into flour using long wooden poles; those who lived in small boats moored along the banks of rivers sat at the prows while pounding grain.
An early postcard of Kashmir, likely from a Fred Bremner photograph as many other of the firm's postcards of this region were.
One of Fred Bremner's favorite images, also found in his autobiography. Wandering through Kashmir he wrote ". . . the eye may sometimes rest on a figure slowly gliding through mid-air with no apparent support whatever.
An unusual, moody image of a Kashmiri woman from a Times of India series of people across the subcontinent that was often artist-signed, although the artist behind this one remains anonymous.