Mail Carrier and Guard, Oudeypore, India.
An early postcard by the French branch of the premiere Zurich, Switzerland-based publisher Kunzli Freres. The firm's postcard series celebrating mail delivery around the world (see the Kashmir post) are among the most beautiful lithographic
A small advertising card for Chocolat Antoine, a chocolate firm in Brussels, Belgium, celebrating the far reach of the postal services – the uniformed deliverer, stamp and village woman watching in muted awe.
While an exchange of written messages has been part of history for a long time, the concept of a regular postal service seems to have arisen in Europe during the 15th century when French students were requesting so many goods, a regular service was
[Original French] La Poste Au Deccan. [end]
Kunzli Freres was a Swiss company known for high-quality lithographic printing, and this was part of a series of postcards celebrating the way mail was delivered around the world.