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Item 223930    
India The Blue Spotted Sea Perch Fish Madras Fishes by D.L. Hornell Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. India Indian Fish, Madras Fishes. Series I. No. 1. The-Blue-Spotted Sea-Perch Fish, from a sketch from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. The-Blue-Spotted Sea-Perch Fish. This is one of the most crudely gaudy of the fishes in the collection, spotted blue on a scarlet ground. Many of the family grow to a large size and are good eating. They are caught mostly with hook and line. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series I

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21
Item 223929    
India, Electric Ray Fish, Madras Fishes, D.L. Hornell Artist Signed Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. India Indian Fish, Madras Fishes. Series I. No. 4. The Electric Ray (Narcine indica), from a sketch from life byby Dorothy L. Hornell. The Electric Ray (Narcine indica) is common at Madras. It gets its name from the electric shock given out when touched. With adult rays the shock is so strong as to paralyse the hand temporarily. Small ones give pleasurable thrills. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series I

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21
Item 223927    
The Seer, Delicate Food Fish India Madras Fishes Dorothy L. Hornell Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. India Indian Fish, Madras Fishes. Series II. No. 5. The Seer Fish (Cybium commersonii Lacep), drawn from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. This is one of the most esteemed food-fishes in India and is often captured by a hook and line. Being delicate it is difficult to keep in an aquarium. It attains a length of 4 feet when full grown, but is best for the table when of medium size. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series II

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21
Item 223923    
India The Dhobi's Wife Fish Madras Fishes D L Hornell Artist Signed Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. India Indian Fish, Madras Fishes. Series I. No. 6. The Dhobi's Wife, from a sketch from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. The Dhobi's Wife Fish. The local name of this handsome fish is a sly hit at the alleged habit of the dhobi's wife of borrowing the fine feathers of her employers. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series I

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21
Item 221031    
India KG5 2a 1933 Old Real Photo Postcard Madras Ploughing, Farmer & Oxen Cattle

Vintage British Indian Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Agriculture. Madras, Ploughing, Native Farmer & Oxen Bull Cattle Plowing. Plough. Plow. Postally Used in 1933 with King George 5th 2a stamp, Mount Road to Largs, Ayrshire Scotland. Sent from Mount Road to Largs, Ayrshire Scotland.. KGV 2a
Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£14.99€19.49US$20.54
Item 220744    
India KG5 1a x2 1933 Old Real Photo Postcard Mylapore Temple Tank, MADRAS Pagoda

Vintage British Indian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old Postcard. India, Mylapore Temple Tank, Pagoda Pavilion Lake, Madras. Palm Trees. Cattle Cart. Ethnic Life. Postally Used in 1933 with King George 5th 1a x 2 stamps. Sent from Mount Road to Largs Ayrshire Scotland. KGV 1a x 2

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 216914    
India 1a 1910 Old Tuck's Postcard Madras Road in Suburbs Chepauk Park Black Town

Vintage Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn British Indian Colour Old Picture Post card, 1910. India, Madras, a Road in the Suburbs. Street scene. Double Bullock Carts. Palm Trees. / Such a scene as this would be looked upon every day by a pedestrian who chose to extend his walk from the fashionable Mount Road and Chepauk Park into the native quarter of Black Town. Here are date palms shading low-roofed houses, where native life goes on briskly behind the chicks (sunblinds), and articles of native use are conveyed about in gharries, big and little, drawn by soft-eyed Indian oxen. KE7 1a
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons OILETTE Wide Wide World Madras Series I

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.84
Item 216416    
India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Madras Temple at Trivalur Temples Pagoda Tower

Vintage British Indian Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Colour Old Post card. India. Madras, Temple at Trivalur. Pagodas. Mountains. Panorama. / There are temples at Trivalur, not only a temple, and the chief of them is a double shrine sacred to Siva and Parbati, his wife (Durga in a gentler form). There are two Courts, the outer being 940 feet by 701 feet with several important shrines in it. The gateways are imposing at first, but they curiously decrease in size and dignity as they approach the centrla shrine. Trivalur is about 28 miles from Madras. Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Oilette Wide Wide World Madras II

Price:£2.99€3.89US$4.1
Item 215811    
India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard MADRAS Central Railway Station, Bridge & River

Vintage British Indian Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Colour Old Post card. India. Madras, Central Station. Railway Station. Train Station. River Scene. Boat. Native Men. BRIDGE. / This is one of the largest and finest station in all India. Its broad bridge of white chunam crosses the Cochrane Canal, and its clock tower looks out upon the 116 well-timbered acres of the People's Park. Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Oilette Wide Wide World Madras

Price:£11.99€15.59US$16.43
Item 213728    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Native Type Madras, Native Man Carrying Baby Child

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old British Indian Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Native Type, Man with Turban holding a Baby child. Nude, Naked little boy or girl. Necklace & Foot Ornaments. Costumes & Accessories. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.84
Item 213727    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Madras A Well Cattle Drawing Water, Little Boy 232

Vintage British Indian Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Madras, A Well. Bull Cattle Drawing Water. Bucket. Native Little Boy. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.47
Item 213726    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Madras Native Knife Grinders at Work Child No. 226

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old British Indian Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Costumes. Native men grinding knife. Knife Grinders. Madras. Child. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 213724    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Roadside Native Barber at Work Madras, Ethnic Life

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic Old British Indian Postcard. India, Roadside Native Barber at Work. Ethnic Life. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 213723    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Madras Toddy Drawer Native Tree Climber Ladder 221

Vintage British Indian Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Madras, Toddy Drawers, Native Palm Tree Climber and Ladder. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.47
Item 213722    
India Old Real Photo Postcard A Potter Madras Pottery Pots Native Woman Lady 223

Vintage Old British Indian Real Photo Photograph Photographic Picture Postcard. India, Madras. Ethnic Life. A Native Potter shapes pottery as it turns on a wheel. Woman. Traditional Costume. Clay Vessels. Pots. Jugs. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore, A Baggio & C. Torino

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69
Item 209552    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Madras Bullock Cart and Native Driver, Ethnic Life

Vintage British Indian Old Real Photo Photograph Photographic Picture Postcard. India - Madras - Bullock Cart and Native Driver. Bull Oxen Cattle. Transport. Bellary is in Bellary District in Karnataka state, India.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd. Madras & Bangalore, A. Baggio & C. Torino

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 208292    
India Old Postcard Madras An Old Mohamedan Native Muslim Man and Turban Costumes

Vintage British Indian Old Picture Post Card, India, Ethnic Life. Madras ,An Old Mohamedan, Mohammedan. Native Muslim Man wearing Turban Costumes. Long Beard. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Wiele & Klein Madras

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69
Item 207921    
India Old Tuck's Postcard St. Mary's Church Fort St. George's MADRAS Clock Tower

Vintage British Indian Tuck's Photographic Glosso Series Old Postcard. India. St. Mary's Church, Fort St. George's. Fortress. Clock Tower. Madras. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. Photographic Glosso Series Whiteaway Laidlaw & Co. Ltd Madras

Price:£11.99€15.59US$16.43
Item 204162    
India Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Madras A Road Scene, Black Town Native Quarter

Vintage British Indian Tuck's Oilette Art Artist Drawn Colour Old Post card. India. Madras, A Road Scene. Native Coolie. Palm Trees. Street Scene. TRAM. This is a road in the thickly-populated native quarter of Black Town, west of the Esplanade. Here under the broad-fronded palms the bhisti goes along carrying water in gourds slung from a yoke on his shoulders, the bright dresses of native women and children make gay spots of colour against the red sand of the road, and all the busy life of an Indian city goes on under the low-roofed houses palm-sheltered from the sun. Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Oilette Wide Wide World Madras Series I

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 204143    
India Old Postcard Madras Government House Native Man Sitting by Lake Palm Trees

Vintage British Indian Old Postcard, India, Madras. Government House. Native Man Sitting by Lake, Palm Trees. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21
Item 201273    
India Xmas 1906 Old UB Postcard Nungumbaukam High Road Madras Street Scene Trees

Vintage British Indian Old Undivided Back Postcard. India. Nungumbaukam High Road, Madras, Street Scene Trees. Christmas Xmas 1906. Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£12.99€16.89US$17.8
Item 199755    
India Old Postcard Madras The Adyar River Scene Panorama, Higginbotham & Co. 177

Vintage British Indian Old Postcard, India, Madras, The Adyar River Scene, Panorama. Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69
Item 188592    
India KE7 1a 1908 Old UB Color Postcard A Cocoanut Seller Madras Coconuts Vendor

Vintage British Indian Colour Old Undivided Back Picture Postcard, India, Ethnic Life. A Cocoanut Seller Vendor Merchant. Madras. Coconuts. Native Woman Child Men. Published by Spencer & Co. Ltd Madras

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 184394    
India Old Postcard View of the River at Kallar Mountain Wiele & Klein Madras 228

Vintage British Indian Old Postcard. India, View of the River at Kallar. Mountain. Published by Wiele & Klein Madras

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 183388    
India c.1920 Old Real Photo Postcard Native Children MADRAS, Little Boy and Girl

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic British Indian Old Postcard. c.1920. India, Ethnic Life. Costumes. Necklace. Barefoot native Children. Barefoot Little Boy and Girl. Madras. Natives. Native Children. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbothams Ltd Madras & Bangalore, A Baggio & C. Torino

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.47
Item 177967    
India Old Hand Tinted Postcard A Bullock Bandy Madras Native Driver Bulls Cattle

Vintage Old Colour Hand Tinted British Indian Picture Postcard, India, Animals, Native Men Driver. Ethnic Life. A Bullock Bandy, Madras. Double Bullock Cart. Cattle. Bulls. Oxen. Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 177961    
India Old Hand Tinted Postcard Mount Road Madras Street Scene Horse Carts Wagons

Vintage British Indian Old Colour Hand Tinted Postcard. India. Mount Road, Madras, Street Scene, Horse Carts Wagons. Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£7.99€10.39US$10.95
Item 177957    
India Old Colour Postcard Victoria Hall Madras, designed by Chisholm for Empress

Vintage British Indian Old Colour Postcard. India, Victoria Hall, Madras, built 1883-1888 in honour of the Empress of India, was designed by Chisholm in keeping with the style of the Central Railway Station, one of the finest in India. The People's Park originated with Sir Charles Trevelyan, when Governor of Madras. It comprises 120 acres of land, 11 artificial lakes, an athletic ground and a fine Zoological collection. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69
Item 177894    
India Old Postcard A Catamaran Madras Native Man on Multi-hulled Boat Raft No.76

Vintage British Indian Old Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Native Raft, Multihulled Boat - A Catamaran. Native Man. A catamaran is a type of multihulled boat or ship consisting of two hulls, or vakas, joined by some structure, the most basic being a frame, formed of akas. Catamarans can be sail- or engine-powered.
Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69
Item 177793    
India Old Hand Tinted Postcard High Court Madras, from South, Law Courts Justice

Vintage Colour Hand Tinted British Indian Old Picture Postcard, India, The High Court. Law Courts. Court of Justice. Madras. Panorama. General View, from South. Madras, Chennai, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the 4th largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.21