3 late 19th century Delhi merchants’ business cards


An interesting little group of three business cards of Delhi merchants from around 1900.

FAKIR CHAND & RUGHNATH DAS Dealers in, and Manufacturers of Ivory Toys, Miniature Paintings,&c., &c.. DARIBA DELHI .  4½ x 3 ins.

CHOTEY LAL AND SUNT LAL Jewellers, Johri Bazar, No 522, Chandni Chauk, Delhi. Proudly mentioned are their royal appointments to H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught, H.S.H. The Duke of Holstein, H.I.H. The Czarewitch, and the Grand Duke of Oldenburg.    3¾ x 2½ ins.

HURJIMULL and Co Indian Jewellers and Shawl Merchants, Dealers in Indian and Persian Curiosities. Chandni Chowk, Delhi. By Appointment to H.E. the Governor of Bombay, H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught, His Imperial Highness the Czarewitch.  

3¾ x 2½ ins . This example printed in red on pale cream card.

The price is for the three intriguing little ephemeral survivals but they can be purchased separately for £40 each.       nov20/1

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