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Item 214158    
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:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 214157    
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:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 214156    
India The Puffer Globe 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. 3. The Puffer or Globe-Fish (Tetrodon patoca), from a sketch from life Dorothy L. Hornell. The Puffer or Globe-Fish (Tetrodon patoca). Has the habit of inflating its body with air when alarmed as a defensive measure. It is esteemed to be poisonous. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series I

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 214155    
India The Russell's Scorpion Fish Madras Fishes D.L. Hornell Signed Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. India Indian Fish, Madras Fishes. Series II. No. 4. The Russell's Scorpion Fish (Pterois russellii, Van Hass), drawn from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. The Russell's Scorpion Fish (Pterois russellii, Van Hass). So named in honour of Dr. Russell, the first Englishman to make a scientific study of Indian fishes, and from the extremely poisonous nature of the wounds inflicted by its long spines. Though possessing a fantastic expansion of fins it is very slow in its movements. The fins simulate the frills of the ladies' dress of the Elizabethan Age. A most fascinating fish for an Aquarium. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series II

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 213847    
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:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 213846    
India Leather-Jacket Fish, Madras Fishes D.L. Hornell Artist Signed Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Artist Signed. Fish, Madras Fishes. Series I. No. 5. The Leather-Jacket (Triacan-thus brevirostris), from a sketch from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. The Leather-Jacket (Triacan-thus brevirostris) is a little fish sometimes caught great quantities. Is remarkable for the immense spines arming its dorsal and ventral fins. Published by The Madras Aquarium, Govt. Press. Madras Series I

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
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$6.74
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$5.39
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$10.79
Item 213725    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Native Children Madras Little Boy and Girl No. 231

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic British Indian Old Postcard. 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,

Price:£5.99€7.79US$8.09
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$10.79
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$5.39
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$13.49
Item 213650    
Indian Mackerel Food Fish & Jellyfish Madras Fishes Dorothy Hornell Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Fish, Madras Fishes. Jellyfish. The Indian Mackerel (Scomber microlepidotus, Rupp.), drawn from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. Artist Drawn. A common food-fish in India, in certain seasons it occurs in dense shoals. Published by The Madras Aquarium

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 213649    
GAR FISH Flying Madras Fishes Half-Beaks India, Dorothy Hornell ART Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Fish, Madras Fishes. The Gar-Fish or the Half-Beaks (Hemirhamphus limbatus, C. & V.), drawn from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. Artist Signed. The lower jaw of this fish is prolonged and spear-like, whence its name. It is pelagic and gregarious in habits, sometimes taking leaps in the air, a propensity well developed in the closely related Flying Fish. Curiously the bones of this fish are green. Published by The Madras Aquarium

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 213648    
DL Hornel Artist Signed Silver Common Pomfret Fish Madras Fishes Old Postcard I.

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Fish, Madras Fishes. The Common Pomfret (Stromateus cinereus). This is one of the most esteemed table-fish in India. When young it is known as the Silver Pomfret. Artist Signed by D.L. Hornell. Published by The Madras Aquarium Govt. Press Madras

Price:£1.99€2.59US$2.69
Item 211245    
GAR FISH Madras Fishes Half-Beaks India Dorothy Hornell Flying Fish Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Fish, Madras Fishes. The Gar-Fish or the Half-Beaks (Hemirhamphus limbatus, C. & V.), drawn from life by Dorothy L. Hornell. Artist Signed. The lower jaw of this fish is prolonged and spear-like, whence its name. It is pelagic and gregarious in habits, sometimes taking leaps in the air, a propensity well developed in the closely related Flying Fish. Curiously the bones of this fish are green. Published by The Madras Aquarium

Price:£0.99€1.29US$1.34
Item 211244    
D.L. Hopnel Artist Signed, Silver Common Pomfret Fish Madras Fishes Old Postcard

Vintage Colour Old Art Drawn Postcard. Fish, Madras Fishes. The Common Pomfret (Stromateus cinereus). This is one of the most esteemed table-fish in India. When young it is known as the Silver Pomfret. Artist Signed by DL Hopnel. Published by The Madras Aquarium Govt. Press Madras

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
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$10.79
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$13.49
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$16.19
Item 207920    
India Old Tuck's Postcard Madras Siva Temple Mylapore Pavilion Pagoda Palm Trees

Vintage Tuck's British Indian Old Postcard. India, Madras, Siva Temple, Mylapore, Pavilion, Pagoda, 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.
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Photographic Glosso Series Madras Whiteaway Laidlaw & Co. Ltd Madras

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.74
Item 207915    
India Old Real Photo Postcard Beach, Madras, Native Surfing Canoes Boats Seaside

Vintage Real Photo Photograph Photographic British Indian Old Postcard. India, Ethnic Life. Beach, Madras, Native Surfing Canoes Boats, Seaside Panorama. 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:£9.99€12.99US$13.49
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$10.79
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$8.09
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$17.54
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$13.49
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$10.79
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$10.79
Item 184002    
India Old Postcard Museum Theatre Madras Building Steps Higginbotham & Co. No.89

Vintage British Indian Old Post card. India, Ethnic Life. Museum Theatre, Madras. Building with Steps. Published by Higginbotham & Co. Madras & Bangalore

Price:£3.99€5.19US$5.39