Match box label album sheet 3

Various PrintersCirca 1930

The Ganesh Shivaswamy Foundation

The Ganesh Shivaswamy Foundation
Bengaluru, India

The imagery from India in general and the Ravi Varma Press inspired and influenced cultures and commercial media well beyond the Indian sub-continent. They reached as far and wide as Austria, Sweden, Japan, etc. They were used on Textile labels, Picture Postcards, Match-box labels, etc.

This is a compilation of match-box labels from an album.

Visible on this sheet are:

The match-box labels made in Japan- images inspired from the Ravi Varma Press print Radha Bilas.


  • Title: Match box label album sheet 3
  • Creator: Various Printers
  • Date Created: Circa 1930
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Provenance: The Hemamalini and Ganesh Shivaswamy Collection, Bengaluru
  • Subject Keywords: Raja Ravi Vrama, Ravi Varma Press, Matxh box labels
  • Rights: The Ganesh Shivaswamy Foundation, Bengaluru

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