Postcards of the Past


Madras - now Chennai - India

Chennai, (also known as Madras, the official name until 1996) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the largest cultural, economic and educational centres of south India.  

If you would like to buy a reproduction of any of our postcards of Chennai/Madras, please visit our Zazzle Store. For your convenience, we have included a letter "Z" in the caption beneath those postcards for which Zazzle products using the image are available.


If you would like to buy a reproduction of any of our postcards, please visit our Zazzle Store and search for what you want ! There are several thousand items available.


In conjunction with Zazzle, we have produced an extensive range of gifts, using images from these old postcards. The items available include many reproduction postcards, coffee mugs, Christmas cards, birthday cards, key chains, fridge magnets, watches etc. Most items may be personalised. You may visit our Zazzle site by following this link.