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Chitpore Road, Calcutta

Chitpore Road, Calcutta

One of Tuck's very first Kolkata postcards, before they put explanatory captions on the back.

Chitpur (Chitpore) owes its name to goddess Chiteswari whose temple was destroyed during the earthquake of 1737. Chitpur road, one of Kolkata's oldest roads

Street at Hyderabad.

Street at Hyderabad.

A particularly charming postcard of a city bazaar, with the curve of the street in the foreground, daubs of red on two sun umbrellas, and a variety of carriages plying the mud-baked road.

“Hyderabad is the premier native state of India, having twice

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