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{archive} Historical Postcards Of South Asia {en}

 
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Posted 04/19/2015   9:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikeyPikey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

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... The University of Chicago Library has digitized nearly 12,000 historical postcards of colonial India from ... the private collection of Mr. Graham Shaw in London. These postcards cover undivided India as well as Nepal and Sri Lanka. Most date from the 1880s to the 1930s. They depict topographical features as well as the people and their culture - from occupations and faiths to modes of transport and humor ...


To learn more, follow the links at:

The Postcards In The News blog at https://PostcardsInTheNews.wordpres...cago-il-usa/

Or, the Postcards In The News tweets at https://twitter.com/PostcardsInNews ...

PS: I only counted ~7k postcards digitized to date, and the promised search engine is still, well, promised.

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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Edited by ikeyPikey - 04/19/2015 10:04 pm

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