A self-published, artist-signed postcard of an Impressionist sensibility by Miss Barnes of Madras [Chennai]. Painting was a hobby of many British women and men in India, watercolors often found in albums, but few went to the trouble of having their
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.
An unusual scene in this postcard by what was British Burma's premiere postcard publisher. The 1900 guide Burma by Max and Bertha Ferrars describes the use of these canoes: "The boat-races are held at the Thadindyut festival.
A rare landscape postcard by M.V. Dhurandhar; the vast majority of the seventy or so postcards he painted during this period were of people. Rajabai Clock Tower is visible on the right.
Downstream from the island of Bukkur, and separated from it by a short stretch of river, is the pretty little island of Sat or Sadh Belo.
A carefully composed photograph by Fred Bremner of a Kashmiri "Hanji" as he called the same man in a closer image, also used as a postcard.
Dal Lake in Srinagar in an artist painted postcard. Dal Lake is connected to a number of other lakes in Kashmir Valley and is well known for its shikaras or house boats.
An unusual embossed scene, likely in Andhra Pradesh, where the frame contrasts nicely with the blue canal. Produced by a missionary organization, probably to raise money or advertise their activities in India.
Among the earliest British-published postcards of Kashmir, this example from a series by F. Hartmann probably preceded the first Tuck's coloured Kashmir postcards by Raphael Tuck & Sons in 1906. Interestingly, both firms used an unusual caption on a