The Bombay Policeman

The Bombay Policeman

ca. 1903
12.10x
8.70cm

At the turn of the century, the uniformed policeman was a novel sight. Note the umbrella instead of gun or baton stick carried by this early policeman, drawn by M.V. Dhurandhar.

Postmarked May 14, 1903, Spencer’s Buildings. Addressed to "Miss Olive McMillan, St. Augustine’s, Cliftonville, Margate England." [Verso] “May 14, Marble Halls, Nungumbaukum, Madras. Note new address, hope you enjoyed yourself at Dover. With Love, Mother.”