An early view of golf being played in British India, with both a man and woman playing.
An early coloured postcard of the annual Muslim Shia procession on the 21st day of the month of Ramadan commemorating the death of Hazrat Ali, the fourth Caliph.
One of the earliest postcards of a "dancing girl" printed in India. Nach [or Nautch] women among the most popular subjects of early postcards of India.
A variety of Adivasi people (as well as officials and a soldier in the center) as part of a rich forest surrounding. Hobson-Jobson (1906) gave this definition
"BHEEL, (p. 91) BHEEL, n.p. Skt. Bhilla; H. Bhīl. The name of a race inhabiting the hills
A colonial offering, on a rare lithographic card, both obsequious and a caricature of the snotty memsahib.
The British Empire Exhibition in 1924 was promoted with many a series of postcards by British publishers, including a series by the artist Ernest Coffin, of which this though unsigned seems to be an example.
A storybook shot by Fred Bremner, six people poised in performance, reminding us how much children and women's labor keeps the farm going.
This image by the Indian painter M.V. Dhurandhar manages to convey a real sense of personality and drama to the situation through the face and gesture of the priest.
Sent to Miss C. Blackwood, R.D. Route No.
[Original caption] The Household Washes the baby. "East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet." So says Kipling and he ought to know for he was born in India.