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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.

Bakshis Saheb

Bakshis Saheb

A very early postcard printed in India and signed by the Ravi Varma Press chief lithographer and also painter, Paul Gerhardt. The title "Bakshis[h] Saheb" refers to the call for alms made by beggars.

Bombay Police

Bombay Police

A rare lithograph from 1907 or beyond. Note the British policeman in side profile, the local constable saluting him. They are nearly the same height. The background reveals itself to be a cutout of the city, the policeman's terrain.

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