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Smoking Hookah

Smoking Hookah

A distinctly colored postcard, with the pinkish mud offsetting the green grass and white garb of the smoker. Note the little boy and half-hidden woman watching from the hut.

Bombay Police

Bombay Police

A rare lithograph from 1907 or beyond. Note the British policeman in side profile, the local constable saluting him. They are nearly the same height. The background reveals itself to be a cutout of the city, the policeman's terrain.

Up-to-date Parsi

Up-to-date Parsi

By the turn of the century, newspapers had become an entrenched objects mediating social relationships among the upper and middle classes and their providers in Bombay.

This card could be from a very nicely done series by Taraporevala, although at

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