One of America's most recognized international brands around the turn of the century, this was one of 33 postcards advertising the tobacco firm's product.
In Ali Raza's excellent book Revolutionary Pasts Communist Internationalism in Colonial India (Tulika Books, 2022) there is this note from a police report in 1926: "A public meeting was held . . . under the auspices of the Nau Jawan Bharat Sabha to
[Original caption] In Commemoration of the Visit of the German Crown Prince to East Asia 1910-1911 [back]
The reverse of the spectacular postcard commemorating the visit of Crown Prince Ferdinand to India. Note the Kolkata postmark.
[Verso] In Commemoration of the Visit of the German Crown Prince to East Asia 1910-1911 [end]. A spectacular postcard published in honor of the German Crown Prince Ferdinand's visit to India.
On the back of this self-explanatory card is a an ink blind-stamp "Greetings from My 1910 Cruise Around the World" and "Rangoon Burma Maters [sp?]." The card is postmarked Darjeeling, April 10, 1910 and addressed to "Oscar Schulze, Allegheny,
One of the earliest Gobindram Oodeyram postcards, still "court-sized" from a period before the British postal service officially allowed for the larger European standard, two centimeters more in length (14 by 9 cm, though cards of this size
From one of the first Tuck's India postcard series, this image depicts Lord Curzon and his wife Mary on an elephant at the 1903 Delhi Durbar.
[Original caption] Narsingarh - The Lake. Narsingarh is the capital of the state of that name in central India. It was founded in 1687 and is most picturesquely located on the shore of an artificial lake with a fort and palace on the height above.