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Asia Butterflies

Asia Butterflies
  1. Symphera Nais. India.
  2. Ixias latifasciata. India and South China.
  3. Zephyrus dums. Sikkim.
  4. 4. Eramia pulchella. Assam.

[Original caption] Butterflies and Moths pass through three very distinct stages before they attain the perfect form viz.: 1. The Egg

Calcutta

Calcutta

One of the earliest postcards of India, Calcutta, published by W. Rossler, a German or Austrian photographer in the city in 1897. Lithograph, Court sized, Printed in Austria. Undivided back.

Fruit-seller

Fruit-seller

The Chitra Shala Press in Pune was one of the first and most prominent 19th century printers in India, and an early pioneer of lithographic printing in the subcontinent, known for their wall-size prints of Hindu religious scenes, playing cards and

Snake Charmer

Snake Charmer

Snake charmers are one of the most common early Indian postcard subjects, and this must be one of the earliest and most beautiful such views. Note the clever use of the palm backdrop to create the illusion of depth, and the rich use of red.

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