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Bunias Shop, Mussoorie

Bunias Shop, Mussoorie

This postcard, made later in Harry Clifton's career, captures some of the dark energy that surrounds the moneylender’s hut, the locus of so much anxiety in towns and villages.The English sign in the foreground reads "To the Park Cloudend & The

Coolie Women

Coolie Women

A rather unusual portrait of "coolie" women. While popular postcard subjects, often shown with their baskets, this studio portrait features one woman with her back to the viewer, and another looking straight into her (invisible) eyes.

Indian Raja

Indian Raja

"RAJA, RAJAH , s. Skt. rājā, 'king.' The word is still used in this sense, but titles have a tendency to degenerate, and this one is applied to many humbler dignitaries, petty chiefs, or large Zemindars.

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