I've just come across this marvellous image on Twitter and couldn't resist posting it. It dates from 1948 and was the work of Mario Miranda, a Goan artist and cartoonist who died as recently as 2011. He outlived the 'Illustrated Weekly of India' - once the pre-eminent Indian weekly which numbered Khushwant Singh among its editors - by almost twenty years.
I love the way it captures the bustle of Bombay in such a kind and unthreatening manner. The design is dated, over romantic, but heart warming as well as charming..
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