India and the Picturesque

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Feb 11 2017 - May 16 2017

Selected from the Museum of Photographic Arts’ collection of 150 19th-century images of India, this exhibition highlights the rich photographic legacy that was created over two decades from 1860–1880. With images made by Samuel Bourne, John Edward Saché, Edmund David Lyon, Indian photographer Nathulall, and others, the people, places, and landscapes of India were brought to life for viewers of the day.

India and the Picturesque features work from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim collection.

  • Photography
  • International
  • 19th Century
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Nathulall
  • Samuel Bourne
  • John Edward Saché
  • Edmund David Lyon
  • and others

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