Fred Bremner was one of the first postcard publishers of Kashmir, offering numerous cards of the Princely State based on photographs he tool there around 1900.
One of Fred Bremner's most popular postcards, also titled Specimens of Walnut and Copper Carving, Kashmir. The density of the collotype deepends ones appreciation of the woodworker's lifework.
Postmarked Rawalpindi, 21 Oct.
This was an postcard celebrating postal services around the world. Made by Kunzli Freres (Kunzli Brothers) in Switzerland, a famous early high-end lithographic printer later best known for its elaborate cat and other artistic postcards.
The Residency is where the British representative to the Maharajah of Kashmir's court lived. Srinagar lies on both banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus River.