Dr. Deepali Dewan & Dr. Deborah Hutton talk about their research and insights into Raja Deen Dayal (1844-1905), known as India's Prince of Photographers, putting his life and art into context against the backdrop of 19th century India and revealing his role in fashioning a new identity for the emerging nation. They are co-authors of a major new book, Raja Deen Dayal: Artist-Photographer in Nineteenth-Century India, which will be launched at this event.

ROM Senior Curator Dr. Deepali Dewan is an art historian with a special interest in the visual cultures of South Asia, and author of Embellished Reality: Indian Painting Photographs. Dr. Deborah Hutton is Associate Professor in the Department of Art & Art History at The College of New Jersey, and author of The Art of the Court of Bijapur.

Free Public Lecture & Book Launch

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