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Exhibition: A Fantastic Legacy: Early Bombay Photography, from 1840 to 1900

A Fantastic Legacy: Early Bombay Photography presents over 100 original images gathered from public and private collections, and displayed throughout the gallery in various formats. This comprehensive show explores the rich 19th century history of photography in Mumbai and features some of the earliest anthropological studies that used photography, as well as stunning architectural city scenes, portraits, stereoviews, and some of the first art photographs ever taken in Bombay. It will also feature an interactive learning area and walk-in camera obscura, to bring to life the fascinating innovation of early photography.
In collaboration with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai and Mumbai Art Room. Curated by Susan Hapgood. Held in Mumbai from 13th March to 27 March. Details can be found here.

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