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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