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Krishna's Great Dance

Krishna's Great Dance

An unusual postcard featuring Krishna's sacred dance with the gopis. This card was sent to a Miss Bourn, 8 Union Lane, High Street, Strafford, London E 15 from Sergeant Bourn, Rangoon, Burma:

"Dear May Just a line hoping all are well, sorry I have no

Native Constable

Native Constable

The Indian Councils Act of 1861 was the foundation for the Indian Police Service, one whose fine exemplars was this Calcutta Policeman, which the emblem on his belt so proudly proclaims. His instrument of choice is the lathi, from the Bengali word

Indien [India]

Indien [India]

[Verso] In Commemoration of the Visit of the German Crown Prince to East Asia 1910-1911 [end]. A spectacular postcard published in honor of the German Crown Prince Ferdinand's visit to India.

Fisher Woman

Fisher Woman

An early postcard and theme of Bombay artists, the fisher woman, with a basket of fish on her head. A fishing vessel is in the background, its mast at an angle which adds energy to her pose.

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