A Typical Yarkundi

A Typical Yarkundi

ca. 1903
13.70x
8.90cm

A Central Asian trader who made his way down the slippery, winding routes of the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalayan ranges into Kashmir's valleys. Picked out by the photographer Fred Bremner on a trip to Kashmir around 1903, the Yarkhundi trader made a rare appearance on a postcard around the same time.

Postmarked Ferozpur Nov. [?] 1910, and sent to Master Robert A.K. Anderson, c/o Miss Phayre Davies, 92 Manor Park, London S.E. [Recto] "Ferozpure – 17.11.10. Thanks for last mail. Have been v. [very] busy so no time. Hope you are all well. & going strong. All well here Much Love – Dad."