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A Mohmand Grass Cutter

A Mohmand Grass Cutter

Mela Ram was a photographer who might have warmly welcomed the advent of the real-photograph as a way for his art to take precedence over the vagaries of publishing in collotype or halftone using hand-tinted color to enhance images (there are few

Jaipur Woman

Jaipur Woman

This image of a reclining woman was one of the most popular postcards by the leading early Jaipur photographer and postcard publisher, Gobindram Oodeyram, and was also printed with the title Sleeping Hindu Woman.

Although the image dates from the

Madras from the Pier

Madras from the Pier

The Madras Port (now called Chennai Port) is more than 125 years old. The construction of this pier was a major step as previously, bringing people and goods to land via boats from large ships was treacherous.

Postmarked 19 Feb [1907] and addressed

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