Opening A Window To Bombay
Sohail Akbar
EARLY BOMBAY PHOTOGRAPHY by Susan Hapgood Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2015, 144 pp., $39.50
July 2015, volume 39, No 7

In the age of digital photography where more and more images are being taken to be stored in the hard drives of com¬puters a certain fascination with photogra¬phy of the distant past has resurfaced. Film era images, for example, are enjoying an Internet afterlife as they get scanned and cir¬culated to a larger audience beyond the im¬mediate owner of the photo album. It is the older pictures, in sepia tone pointing to an era long gone that arouse the most interest and curiosity.

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