Moorli Dhur & Sons dominated postcard publishing in the Punjab after the turn of the century, with numerous series and views of cities all over northern India.
From a painting by Mortimer Menpes, a prominent Australian painter settled in England, this postcard was used in part to advertise the book India by Flora A.
This card, with the handwritten title "Mr. Mahamad Ali and Mr. Shaukat Ali, Homerule leaders" was sent by B. Bhorey in Baroda to "Mrs. A.G.
Another small masterpiece of postcard design by M.V. Dhurandhar - the canopied tree, the rope diagonal and man supporting himself with it while drawing the eye down to the title.
This card was postmarked Oct.
The "Writer's Building" in then Calcutta is from where British India was governed from the later 1700s until 1857. "Writers" were recruits who came from England to make their fortunes with the British East India Company; some of them became
[Original caption] Victory of Indrajit : - Indrajit brings Indra as a captive before his father Ravana with the riches and the nymphs of Indra-Loka. [end]
This postcard, from a painting by Ravi Varma, combines a great moment in Hindu religious
One of the of six of Tuck's early "Native Types of India" postcard series. Aquarettes were likely based on watercolors, and the artist could have been G.E. McCulloch, known for other postcards of India.
[Verso] Postmarked Trimulgherry, 23 Sept. 1910 (?) and addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. A. Barnes, 67 Frog Road (?), St. Denys, Southhampton, Hanks. England. Dear Both, I hope you and boys are quite well. Thought you would like a card.