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Female Spinning, Jaipur

Female Spinning, Jaipur

While this postcard published in Jaipur may have had nothing directly to do with the Swadeshi movement then taking off in Bengal, the charkha was am emblem of that cause for self-sufficiency and using indigenous materials and processes instead of

Kashmere Gate

Kashmere Gate

[Original caption] Kashmere gate. Looking from the ridge whence the columns marched in 1857, when Nicholson stormed the breach in the Kashmir bastion and bought Delhi for ever with British blood.

Pagodas by Moonlight

Pagodas by Moonlight

[Original caption] Pagodas by Moonlight. A group of pagodas in Mandalay by the brilliant light of a tropical moon. [end]

Edith Pinhey, married to a judge in Bombay, was an artist and one of the few women to have signed Tucks postcards of the

Wood-house Road, Bombay

Wood-house Road, Bombay

A quick glance at this postcard might make you think it is a European city, but it is actually a street in Mumbai with the Cathedral of the Holy Name, the seat of the Archbishop of Bombay. Opened in 1902, it was new around the time of this postcard.

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