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.
A clever advertising postcard from what what Bombay's leading bookseller and major postcard publisher at the turn of the century.
An early advertising postcard for the Hall Line, which was bought by the larger Ellerman Lines in 1903 (the firm lasted under this name until 2004). Note how nicely a traditional boat and fisherman populate the foreground, a sailing boat in the
About 130,000 Indian troops served in France during World War I, and about 9,000 died. These soldiers were revered in France for helping to liberate the country from the Germans.
It is surprising how many brand's have survived since the turn of the century, Colman's Mustard of Norwich in the UK being part of a group that includes Lipton's, Nestle and Singer.