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India through the Lens: Photography 1840-1911

December 3, 2000 – March 25, 2001

Museum: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Location: Sublevel 2

The Indian subcontinent is presented in 134 photographs shot between 1840 and 1911 during the golden age of early photography. The exhibition highlights the art of the panoramic photograph; the British passion for architectural and ethnographic documentation; and works by photographers Felice Beato, Samuel Bourne, and Lala Deen Dayal.

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