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Calcutta

Calcutta

One of the earliest postcards of India, Calcutta, published by W. Rossler, a German or Austrian photographer in the city in 1897. Lithograph, Court sized, Printed in Austria. Undivided back.

A Rajput Toi

A Rajput Toi

[Original caption] A member of the ancient Hindu fighting race which flourished and conquered mainly in Western and Northern India in the twelfth century. [end]

Monkeys

Monkeys

"It was curious, for example, to hear us spoken of as ‘the Monkey People’," wrote longtime Punjab I.C.S. Officer Sir Malcolm Darling in his memoir. He continued:

"Nor was it altogether palatable to be told by a highly educated Brahmin—‘you (that is,

[British Flag]

[British Flag]

A World War I recruiting postcard for the British-Indian Army.

[Recto, Translated from Gujarati-Bohri dialect] “You are our cause of existence. You symbolize and make us aware of our truthful rights.

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