Category: BOOKS

King Commoner Citizen is a collection of photographs that blends the somewhat incongruous contemporary lives of erstwhile Indian princes with the incredibly diverse, layered, euphoric, despairing, paradoxical existence of the common Indian. Panjiar’s study is careful; he accords to king and commoner alike a quiet…

A collection of images by Raghubir Singh, focusing on the Kerala area of India. Singh (1942-1999) was a self-taught Indian photographer, best known for his documentary-style, small-format street photography of the people of India. He was influenced by Henri Cartier-Bresson, whom he met in 1966,…

This is an excellent book of photographs of Delhi in India during the 1950’s to 1970’s taken by Richard Bartholomew. A writer, art critic, curator, painter and poet, is how Bartholomew is remembered. Bartholomew’s love for literature and art remained lifelong companions and he became…

Photographer Dileep Prakash has travelled 1000s of miles for two years to make portraits of India’s ‘Anglo-Indians’. This term was first used in the 17th century to define mixed marriages between Indians and British or Europeans. Composed in a relaxed manner, Dileep Prakash’s images reveal…

The first album was given to her in 1949 by a boarding school teacher. It has a hand-painted cover with the title, Glimpses of the Past, elegantly inscribed on it. At the time, Nony was just a teenager, but had been taking photographs from the age of…