Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Postcards from Kashmir


A photo presentation on vintage postcards of Kashmir shared generously by Michael Thomas of Pipal Press from his personal collection. These were collected by his wife Jean Thomas.




Music courtesy of RaviMech Studio

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Although I have added captions to the video, here's the listing details of 36 images provided by Michael Thomas.

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Srinagar, Kashmir - writing on side. 1903.
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Shepherdess, Kashmir. [Also, known as 'the shepherd's daughter", from the book 'The Charm of Kashmir' (1920)]
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Mur Canal. Nalla-e-Mar.
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Nautch Girl
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A Kashmir Boat Girl
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A Boatman
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Kashmir Dungas
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Kashmir Woman Spinning
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A Peasant Girl, Kashmir
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Srinagar Above 7th Bridge, Kashmir
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Srinagar, River View from bridge
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Mar Canal
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Srinagar and bridge of Shops
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City and the third Bridge
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Shalamar Gardens
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Nishat Bagh
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Bara Mola (Baramulla/Varmul)
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A houseboat at Baramulla
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Town of Baramulla (Wrong caption, actually view of Srinagar)
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Dal Lake
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Crossing Woolar Lake
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Kashmir in Winter
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Srinagar, The Palace
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A Dungar or Kashmir Boat
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Lotus Lilies, Dhal Lake
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Photograph of Dal Lake. 1946.
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Boatman, Dall Lake
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Kashmir, Moonshee, Bach, Commissioner's Boat
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Dall Lake. 1930
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The Presidency, Srinagar
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Srinagar, Another Bridge [Probably, Baramulla Bridge ]
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Gulmarg
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Pastoral View, Sind Valley
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Ladakhis and Yaks, Sind Valley

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Maybe, sometime soon I will make another presentation on the postcards in my collection.

On a side note, I wish more Kashmiris would start using captions for their video, especially on music video. 

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