Mortimer Menpes versatility as an artist in command of color and line is manifest in a 12 card series he did for Tuck's. Menpes was one of the few signed India postcard artists to supply more than one publisher.
[Original caption] A Street Scene, Delhi. To pass through the streets of Delhi, threading one's way through its countless denizens - men, women, children, bulls, camels, oxen, etc. - is to walk in a dreamland. The kaleidoscope of colour, the indescribable odour, the dust or mud, according to season, all blend to the sense and become a lasting impression upon the mind of the beholder. [end]