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India in focus : camera chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla

Author: Sabeena Gadihoke; Homai Vyarawalla
Publisher: New Delhi : Mapin Publishing in association with Parzor Foundation ; Ocean Township, NJ : Grantha ; New York : Antique Collectors' Club (distributor), 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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India's first woman photojournalist, Homai Vyarawalla photographed the last days of the British Empire and her work traces the birth and growth of a new nation. She was the only professional woman  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Named Person: Homai Vyarawalla; Homai Vyarawalla; Homai Vyarawalla
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sabeena Gadihoke; Homai Vyarawalla
ISBN: 9788189995461 8189995464 9781935677079 1935677071
OCLC Number: 868304226
Notes: "This ediiton produced in conjuction with 'Homai Vyarawalla: a retrospective', a collaborative exhibition organized by E. Alkazi ... and Rajeev Lochan ... from August 27 to October 31, 2010"--Title page verso.
Exhibition curated by Sabeena Gadihoke.
Description: 231 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Birth of a princess --
"Bombay, the beautiful" --
"Parsi kya cheez hai?" : " What is a Parsi?" --
The birth of a nation --
The world of black and white --
Euphoria and undelivered promises --
"A new phenomenon among this rough crowd" --
A home away from home --
Moving on --
Homai Kabadiwala and friendly ghosts.
Other Titles: Camera chronicles of Homai Vyarawalla
Responsibility: Sabeena Gadihoke.

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