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.
Tukht Hill, better known as Takht-e-Suleiman hill, offers a wonderful view of the Srinagar. The famous Shankaracharya Temple, one of the oldest shrines in Kashmir valley, tops this hill and offers this view.
D. Macropolo & Co.
A nicely-framed postcard with the jali [or jaali, a stone carved lattice screen] dominating the image.
Conceived in 1889, and opened in 1898, the museum is said to contain 80,000 objects from Kashmir and surrounding areas, including important artifacts from excavations led by the Archaeological Survey of India (A.S.I.) during the early part of the
Srinagar is famous for its scenic locales and the Jhelum River that meanders through a large part of the 2,000 year old city.
[Verso] Postmarked Mount Road, Madras, 17 Sep. 1903 at 11:30 a.m. and addressed to Miss Olive McMillan, St. Augustine's, Cliftonville, Margate, England.
[Recto] "16/9/03 With Many Salaams from Mother."
[Verso, handwritten] "C.S.MS Missionary, now retired. So sorry, I forgot to provide stamps on the envelope I posted yesterday. I enclose 2 to make amends. With love A."
A self-published postcard by Miss Barne of St. Ebbas, Madras [Chennai], apparently an amateur painter.
One of the earliest postcards of a Kashmiri nautch girl, this was mailed from Chenna (Madras) on Sept. 17, 1903 to Miss Olive McMillan, St. Augustine's, Cliftonville, Margate, England: "With many Salaams from Mother."
See Clifton & Co.'s version of