Handicrafts & Postage Stamps

Indian postal systems for efficient military and governmental communications had developed long before the arrival of Europeans. When the Portuguese, Dutch, French, Danish and British displaced the Mughals, their postal systems existed alongside those of many somewhat independent states. The British East India Company gradually displaced other powers and brought into existence a British administrative system over most of India, with a need…

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Inked in 19’s

I have always loved preserving old letters,postcards and emails (that’s how most people write nowadays :P) My family/friends call them Junk but they are the most valuable things to me.They are part of my memories and make me feel nostalgic each time I go through them. Mostly, I don’t share such belongings with anyone. But,some…

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