India: Pioneering Photographers 1850-1900
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The locomotive 'Akbar'
The locomotive 'Akbar' being ferried across the Jumna, 14 January 1887


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A programme of gallery talks and lectures accompanies the exhibition.

*Free Gallery Talks
2.00 - 2.30 pm in the exhibition
No booking required

Tuesday 6 November
India: Pioneering Photographers
A general overview

John Falconer, Curator of the Exhibition and Curator of Photographs, The British Library Oriental and India Office Collections

Tuesday 13 November
Mysterious and Sublime
The Indian Landscape

Divia Patel, Curator, Indian and South-East Asian Department, Victoria and Albert Museum

Tuesday 20 November
Ethnography and Portraiture
Dr Chris Pinney, Senior Lecturer in Material Culture, Anthropology
Department, University College London.

Tuesday 4 December
'A glorious galaxy of monuments'
Photography and Architecture in India
Sophie Gordon, Curator of the Alkazi Collection

*Lectures presented in association with the Bagri Foundation

6.30 - 7.30pm at the Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, London W1
Price: £7/£4 (Concession or Asia House Member)
Special Offer: 3 lectures for £15

Wednesday 17 October
George Michell
Early Photographers and India¹s Royal Architecture

Monday 12 November
Patrick French
Why the British Indian Empire Ended

Monday 3 December
Ebrahim Alkazi
CANCELLED. Mr Alkazi has cancelled this lecture following the events of September 11.

Booking for Lectures

By telephone +44 (0)20 7499 1287
Credit cards accepted - Access, Visa, Mastercard and Switch (no booking fee)

By post
Please make cheques payable to Asia House and send to
Asia House
105 Piccadilly

Please include your name, address, telephone number, which lecture/s your cheque is for and an sae for your tickets.