India letter from Mangalore 1904. India Postage Revenue Half Anna Stamp.
India postage with half anna, send from Mangalore to Basarur, Kandapur, India. Nice clear Postmark.
At that time India was still an essential part of the British empire. The address is evidence of a European woman. Her name was J. Goertz.
Beautiful old postcard from India. It shows a tropical landscape, similar to the Indian state of Kerala. A farmer with his car crossed the river at a river ford. In the background, palm trees and a hut. The postcard was printed in Germany, probably because it is printed in German script. The car draw two zebus, white big Indian cattle.
This knife is very widespread in India. It is an all-purpose knife. You can chop with it, cut vegetables, in order to climb palm trees and hunt down coconuts. It is said that the Bengal tiger shave the beard with it.