For very many reasons Bollywood is Indian cinema. Now and then regional cinema makes a splash – especially at the National Awards – but for the most part the audiences are local. You could however argue that all the interesting … Continue reading
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She wore an exquisite pink sari and the delicate gold thread embroidery on it added to the charm of both. The vermilion mark and the tiny decorative dots of colour on her forehead and the collyrium-touched eyes added much grace … Continue reading
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Russia appears to have an International Women’s Day that is also Mother’s Day. On the other hand of late Mother’s day seems to fall in November there. This is a 1986 postcard commemorating the day (they seem to have had a number … Continue reading
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Also from the 1930s Miss Johra (likely she was a Miss Zohra). The umbrella as an accessory was perhaps Burmese in origin (the country was then a part of British India). A brief write up on the modern girl of the 30s here.
I came across a number of postcards – which actually boast a number of blouse styles (you can follow the link if interested) – of which I will post a few today. Most are pictures of pretty women intended as … Continue reading
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