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Nungumbaukum

Nungumbaukum

Historical records in Chennia mention Nungambakkam as one of the three villages (in addition to Egmore and Chetput) that the British East India Company purchased in 1743 to form the port city of Madras.

The "Baboo" Cyclist.

The "Baboo" Cyclist.

A satirical postcard showing a "Baboo," which Hobson-Jobson defined as used in Kolkata "with a slight savour of disparagement, as characterizing a superficially cultivated, but too often effeminate, Bengali," pulling ahead on the most modern of

Radha-Vilas

Radha-Vilas

[Original caption] A love scene between Radha and her consort Lord Krishna. [end]

Lord Krishna spent his earlier life in Vrindavan where the Gopis or cow-herd girls offered him company. Radha was considered the chief gopi.

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