October 25, 2013 - February 11, 2014
Daily @ 4:00 PM
Join a museum guide for an in-depth tour of Allegory and Illusion: Early Portrait Photography From South Asia. Tours last approximately thirty minutes. Exhibition tours are free with museum admission and do not require reservations.
About this Exhibition
This exhibition presents approximately 120 photographs and a selection of albums, glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visites, and postcards illustrating the rich tradition of portrait photography in India, Burma, Sri Lanka, and Nepal from the mid-19th century to early 20th century. The exhibition is organized in collaboration with the Alkazi Foundation for the Arts, New Delhi.