India through the Lens: Photography 1840-1911

December 3, 2000 – March 25, 2001

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 2 Floor Plan

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.