Admirer of Paul Raj Paintings

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Paul was born in Kodaikanal on 22 September 1914 and died on 2 October 1979. G D Arulraj was born in 1925 and died in June 1972 while visiting India. Arul worked at Laguna Beach in the 60's and 1970's. G D Thyagaraj might have been born in 1922 and I am told that he probably died sometime before 1981. He moved to northern India as a young man. I lived in India as a child and spent a lot of time in Calcutta. My mother purchased several paintings directly from Paul Raj while living in Madras and this got me interested in his works. I then discovered he had two brothers Arul Raj and Thyaga Raj who were both fantastic artists. I could not find much information on the internet so decided to set up my own blog. Subsequently a Facebook tribute site has also been created to the memory of the three brothers. Contact me at:

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Hooghly Ink Co Ltd Sign

A little while ago (It might have been in 2011) I came across an advert for some selling a business sign depicting the details of the 'Hooghly Ink Company Ltd' I do not know where he acquired the sign!
I cannot believe that there has been more than one ink company with this name.  This is the company where my father worked for in India between 1947 to 1975.

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