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An installation view of ‘Ephemeral’, curated by Rahaab Allana (Serendipity Arts Festival)

The art of archiving photographs

6 min read . 09 Feb 2019
A rice bowl by Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar. Photo: Edible Archives

Stories of rice

1 min read . 23 Dec 2018
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, a historic symbol of the Tata Group which has, over the years, become a landmark of the city. Photo:  Abhijit Bhatlekar/ Mint

Why business history matters

4 min read . 19 Dec 2016
A 19th century postcard from India. Photo: Courtesy Graham Shaw Collection/Digital South Asia Library<br />

James Nye: An open book

3 min read . 05 Aug 2016
Booklets for (left) Kali Botal (1959) and Anupama (1966).<br />

Bollywood recollection

5 min read . 30 Jun 2016
A record by the indigenous Young India label (1935-55).<br />

‘Young India’ sings again

2 min read . 06 May 2016
Maharaj Kumar Rani Sita Devi of Kapurthala among the peonies and Maharani Vijaya Raje Scindia of Gwalior, née Lekha Divyeshwari Devi. Photo: Cecil Beaton, 1937; and Hamilton Studios, c. 1940s, courtesy MAP/Tasveer<br />

‘Travelling’ maharanis

1 min read . 11 Dec 2015